Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained

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Author: M. Quinby
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 110,334 / 314 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.4
LoC Category: SF
Downloads: 2,303
Added to site: 2008.04.27
mnybks.net#: 20684
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Instructional

Being a complete analysis of the whole subject; consisting of the natural history of bees, directions for obtaining the greatest amount of pure surplus honey with the least possible expense, remedies for losses given, and the science of "luck" fully illustrated -- the result of more than twenty years' experience in extensive apiaries.

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re managed, 318 Cause of their superior Thrift, 319 Swarms partly filled pay better than to cut out the honey, 320 Advantages in transferring, 320 Another method of uniting two families, 321 Uniting Comb and Honey as well as Bees, 322 When feeding should be done for Stock Hives, 323

CHAPTER XXII.

WINTERING BEES.

Different methods have been adopted, 325 The idea of Bees not freezing has led to errors in practice, 326 Appearance of Bees in cold weather, 326 How part of the swarm is frozen, 327 How a small family may all freeze, 327 Frost and Ice sometimes smother Bees, 328 Frost and Ice in a Hive accounted for, 329 The effect of Ice or Frost on Bees and Comb, 330 Frost may cause starvation, 330 Other Difficulties, 330 Further Illustrations, 332 Accumulation of Fæces described by some writers as a disease, 336 The Author's remedy, 337 Buying Bees, 337 Experiments of the Author to get rid of the Frost, 338 Success in thi

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