Lesson 4.5 Hive Components and Assembly

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Components of the Hive – bottom to top: Bottom board, two deep boxes with frames, metal queen excluder, two honey supers with frames, inner cover, empty feed chamber, and lid. I would recommend having all these parts for each colony, although you will not be using all of them at the same time. My personal set-up also […]

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