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When Bees Are Needed

Bee Keeping: Mysteries Of Bee-keeping Explained

I have frequently had stocks with stores amply sufficient to carry a

good family through the winter, and yet too few bees to last till

January, or even to defend themselves from the robbers. Hence I am in

the habit of supplying bees oftener than honey.

I usually have some few hives with too little honey, as well as too few

bees. Now it is very plain if the bees of one or more of this class

were united with the first successfully, we should have a respectable

family. I have made additions to stocks in this way that proved