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Unprofitable If Too Large

Categories: HIVES.
Bee Keeping: Mysteries Of Bee-keeping Explained

If too large, more honey will be stored than is required for their

winter use. It is evident a portion might have been taken, if it had

been stored in boxes. The swarms will not be proportionably large when

they do issue, which is seldom--but there is this advantage, they last

a long time, and are but little profit in surplus honey, or swarms.