Nice Best Drone Pictures photos

By | February 2, 2018

A few nice best drone pictures images I found:

Image from page 102 of “The American apiculturist: a journal devoted to scientific and practical beekeeping” (1883)
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Identifier: americanapicultu08wenh
Title: The American apiculturist: a journal devoted to scientific and practical beekeeping
Year: 1883 (1880s)
Subjects: Bee culture
Publisher: Wenham, Mass. S. M. Locke and co
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
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the bottom-board of a hive.Give the bees plenty of storage roomand less burr-combs will be l)uilt. Now about the Bay State frame.The top and bottom-bars of the BayState frames are the same in dimen-sion. The bars are l^g inches wide,and J. inch thick. The bee-spaceabove the frames and between the inch ; while a little burr-comb may befound between the (rames, there isnever any above them. We use eiglitframes to a hive, the end i)ieces ofwhich are 1^ inches wide. I tliink,liowever, should 1 begin beekeepingagain I sliould use frames tliat wouldbe but If inches from centre to cen-ter. Yet 1 find that 1^ inciies fromcentre to centre has worlied well ; stillit seems to me that there is an advan-tage in a less space from centre to cen-tre.—Ed.] Self-liivers; a new use for the droneand-queen trap. Herewith we present our renders anoth-er illustration of a device for catching aswarm of bees wlien they issue. Haveyon ever tried ii ? will be the questionhundreds of beekeepers will ask. Yes,

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Fio. 1. we have been usin:*- it the past twenty-nine years. Up to date it lias caught ev-ery swarm, save one, tliat has issued froma hive where the trap was set. Fig. 1 shows the trap attached to aBay Slate Hive You will see tliat it pro-jects considerably beyond the front of thehive. The bees to gain access to theirhive must pasS under the trap and enterthrouiih the metal, A. Fig. 2 shows the interior of the hiver.It is the same as the drone-trap. In fact,it is nothing but the drone-and-queen trapon a larger scale. Instead of being as now 88 THE AMERICAN APICULTURIST. made, just large enoiish to liolcl a pint ofbees, the trap will hold tiie hirjiest swarmlikely to issue from any hive. The trap has a portaljle cover (c), sothat when a swarm has been hived in thebox the bees can be quickly removed.This device m:iy be attached to the liive ina dozen different wnys to suit the fancyof the apiarist. It will be seen that thereis a stake driver in the j^round under thefront end of the trap

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