Gleanings in Bee Culture Volume 4-5

Gleanings in Bee Culture Volume 4-5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...f, c. two tei-s hhrh, and did think of baring hall the boxes mate with the top bars 1 Ji in. wide, same as the nprighhf, and set-liny them on top of the lower set. Then we would need no quilt to coTer openings with, and as the bees always propolis the joints air tight, all we would have to do to retain all the beat would lie to place a thin board at the id s of the boxes. As for patting in the fdn. for guides, i hat don't liother us in boxes of this kind. Think we will try some fdn. cut S in-wide and full length of box inside; to listen ill, wo will make a small shallow pan to bold melted wax, keep it hot and dip the edge of fdn. in the hot wax Hum stick it to the top bar. We use pieces i f comb that wsy and hare no trouble whatever. ftivc us our piice for boxes made our way, also what yon think of rnr idea of using the top set with close Btlimr tep ban; also if there would tie any difference in price between them and thos) with open top bam, and we may yt t conclude to have half of them made with the top b in I 'li in wide. tVe used them in that way last season, Ethomrh but cne set to each hive) arid I must say that 1 like them so. Xo trouble with quilts, bees getting outsid.-of quilt and boXi etc. etc., tut when it conies to aiiis l.xc two tier-hUh. there might be trouble; say-change tboni from top to bottom, do f Put 1 think tiiat is harrowing in c.ise we wanted I w hat I lien should w trouble. Our hives will not admit of cur usinj? any other sized liox. As wo nse a 1-X12 in. square brood frame, i boxes in. long till the space. We shall want -00 brood frames imotsl cornered) and the 1: oo surplus hoss before spring: .s we wish to have-ery thing ready for business before the season commenc e, in lime of peace prepare for war..1. M. HRjoKa..
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  • Paperback | 622 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,093g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236496310
  • 9781236496317