Result Of Ignorance In Purchasing

A neighbor purchased thirteen stock-hives; six were old ones, the

others swarms of the last season. As the old hives were heavy, he of

course thought them good; either he knew nothing of the disease, or

took no trouble to examine; five of the six old ones were badly

affected. Four were lost outright, except the honey; the fifth lasted

through the winter, and then had to be transferred. He had flattered

himself that they were obtained very cheaply, but when he made out what

his good ones cost, he found no great reason, in this respect, for


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