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When They Should Be Returned

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

It is always best, if possible, to have good strong families. When

after swarms are late it is safest to return them, as the old stock

will need them to replenish the hive, and prepare for winter. Also a

less number of worms will infest it, when well provided with bees; and

the chances of box honey are greater.