Here in Finland sun is so low that it hardly crawls onto the sky. There are times when sun is away 2 moths. Light time is about 4 hours per day at the middle of winter.
Bees get well when they stay still in they hives. There is no reason to change that. Some like that bees are pets. but I have seen that it is most nasty to bees. Just awfull
Home pig is then better. It does not have sting.