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Straining Honey And Wax

Bee Keeping: Mysteries Of Bee-keeping Explained

When about to remove the contents of a hive, I have never found it

necessary to use all the precautions often recommended to prevent the

access of bees. I have seen it stated that a room in which there was a

chimney open, would be unsuitable, as the bees would scent the honey,

and thus find their way down into the room. I never was thus troubled

by their perpendicular travelling. It is true, if the day was warm, and

a door or window was standing open, the bees would find their way in

during a scarcity of honey. But with doors and windows closed no

difficulty need be apprehended.