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. Langstroth on the hive and honey-bee. Bees. OUT-DOOE SHELTERING. 353 confining them wlieu the weather is warm enough to entice them abroad. If the sun is warm and the ^-ound covered with new-falleu snow, the light may so blind the bees, that they will fall into this fleecy snow, and quickly perish. Even at such times, it is hardly advisable to confine them to their liives. A neighbor of ours killed four colonies, all he had, by closing the en- trances with wire-cloth for Winter. We had advised him to remove it, but he did not do so because some one had told him that his bees would get lost i

. Langstroth on the hive and honey-bee. Bees. OUT-DOOE SHELTERING. 353 confining them wlieu the weather is warm enough to entice them abroad. If the sun is warm and the ^-ound covered with new-falleu snow, the light may so blind the bees, that they will fall into this fleecy snow, and quickly perish. Even at such times, it is hardly advisable to confine them to their liives. A neighbor of ours killed four colonies, all he had, by closing the en- trances with wire-cloth for Winter. We had advised him to remove it, but he did not do so because some one had told him that his bees would get lost i Stock Photo
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. Langstroth on the hive and honey-bee. Bees. OUT-DOOE SHELTERING. 353 confining them wlieu the weather is warm enough to entice them abroad. If the sun is warm and the ^-ound covered with new-falleu snow, the light may so blind the bees, that they will fall into this fleecy snow, and quickly perish. Even at such times, it is hardly advisable to confine them to their liives. A neighbor of ours killed four colonies, all he had, by closing the en- trances with wire-cloth for Winter. We had advised him to remove it, but he did not do so because some one had told him that his bees would get lost in the snow.. Fig. 129. THE CLOISTER HIVE. 638. In some countries, as in parts of France, or Eng- land, the weather is often for weeks just chilly enough to make it necessary for the bees to remam in the hive, as those who take advantage of an occasional ray of sun light become. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Langstroth, L. L. (Lorenzo Lorraine), 1810-1895; Dadant, Charles, 1817-1902; Dadant, C. P. (Camille Pierre), 1851-1938. Hamilton, Ill. : Dadant

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