Bee Day – home on the road

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Fine screen on the faces provides ventilation. The can holds the bees' road food, a syrup of table sugar and tap water, which the bees sip through small holes punched into the can's bottom; surface tension keeps the syrup from leaking out. Beekeepers additionally mist the the bees with syrup between pickup and hiving. Sugared-up bees without a nursery and pantry to protect are docile and unlikely to sting. While handling the package, you are more likely to catch a splinter from the rough wood and construction than to be stung. The inside remains clean even after housing a colony for days because bees do not poop in their home. (16 × 8.5 faces, 6 depth)