Dzierzon's Rational Bee-keeping: Or, The Theory and Practice of Dr. Dzierzon ... (Google eBook)

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Houlston & Sons, 1882 - Bee culture - 350 pages
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Page 326 - April inclusive, from Monday to Friday inclusive, the museum be opened, from nine o'clock in the morning till three in the afternoon; and likewise at the same hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, in May, June, July, and August ; but on Monday and Friday, only from four o'clock to eight in the afternoon, during those four months, except at the times above stated.
Page 337 - ... not hurt, and within two hours they were drinking more beer together and swearing at one another endearingly. I concluded that I had better go on, though Mr. Pfeiffer regretted that he never paid his hands in the middle of the month. It appeared afterward that he objected likewise to paying them at the end of the month, or at the beginning of the next. He owes me two days
Page 273 - More of the larvae die still unsealed, while they are still curled up al the bottom of the cell, rotting and drying up to a grey crust, that may be removed with tolerable ease. The brood which does not die before sealing mostly attains to perfection, and it is only exceptionally that individual foul-brood cells are met with sealed. This is exactly reversed in the malignant kind of foul brood. In this the...
Page 274 - The curable kind may occur of itself, under certain conditions of ingathering, especially when the bees are working on bilberries and pines, and sometimes disappears again of itself when the conditions have changed. But the bee-keeper cannot with safety reckon on this favourable issue. The disease may quickly increase continuously and ruin the stocks. To put a stop to the evil immediately, catch the queen without delay as soon as any foul-brood cells have been observed. In spring and early summer...
Page 273 - The curable occurs in this way : more of the larvae die still unsealed, while they are still curled up at the bottom of the cell, rotting and drying up to a grey crust, that may be removed with tolerable ease. The brood which does not die before sealing mostly attains to perfection, and it is only exceptionally that individual foul-brood cells...
Page 353 - Price, with Key of Explanation (securely packed), 8s. per set. Also Modern Bee-keeping. New and Revised Edition, price 6d. Free by post for seven \d. stamps. A newly - arranged Catalogue of other Improved Hives, with Drawings and Prices, sent on receipt of two stamps. GEORGE NEIGHBOUR & SONS, 127 HIGH HOLBOKN, WC, or 149 REGENT STREET LONDON, W.
Page 352 - THE VARIOUS EXHIBITIONS AND BEE SHOWS, BOTH FOREIGN AND HOME. NEIGHBOURS' IMPROVED COTTAGE BEE-HIVE, As originally introduced by GEORGE NEIGHBOUR & SONS, working Three Bell-Glasses ; it is neatly and strongly made of Straw ; it has Three Windows in the Lower Hive. This Hive will be found to possess many practical advantages, and is more easy of management than any other Bee-Hive that has been introduced. Price, complete . . 1 15 0 Stand for ditto...
Page 352 - ... management than any other Bee-Hive that has been introduced. Price, complete . . 1 15 0 Stand for ditto . . 0 10 6 PHILADELPHIA BAR-FRAME HIVE, From which the Combs can be removed at side opening while Supers are on. This Hive affords remarkable facility for manipulation, because the Frames can also be taken out from top as with other Frame Hives, and at the same time affords great opportunity for full inspection, having Glass on three sides, closed with Shutters. Price, complete, with Cover...
Page 353 - Hives at 12s. 6d. to 60s. each. The Kilburn Collateral Hive. The Judges at the Annual Show, 1880, of the British Bee-keepers' Association awarded a first prize (Silver Medal) for the above Hive, which was exhibited in duplicate — firstly, for summer use, with facilities for Storing Honey ; secondly, with arrangements for winter use. Double -Walled Hives, with Cork Dust or Chaff between. ENGLISH and AMERICAN HONEY EXTRACTORS. AN ITALIAN ALP QUEEN, with full directions for uniting to Black Stocks...
Page 354 - Association. NOTICES BY THE PRESS. ' This eminently practical and useful work, written solely in the interest of amateur bee-keepers, will take the front rank of British bee literature ; and will retain it too, deservedly. Mr. Cowan and his readers may be congratulated on the appearance of a volume which bears on every page the direct impress of a master mind in bee-culture. . . . We have only good words for a good book by a thoroughly practical and liberal author. It is easily written and well illustrated,...

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