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  • Okanagan Top Bar Hives

    2021-4-9 · The two most popular, basic types of beehives include Langstroth Hive and Top Bar Hive. Less common options are the Warre Hive and Flow Hive. Less common options are the Warre Hive and Flow Hive. With easy-to-find information and readily available supplies, the most common type of hive, the Langstroth beehive, is the best design for a beginner.

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  • Parts of a Langstroth Beehive Structure | Rocky Hedge

    A Warre beehive is in between the Langstroth and Top Bar hives in size and weight. It's the lowest maintenance type of beehive and is very space-efficient. It is heavier than Top Bar hives and you'll have to add new boxes from the bottom of the hive.

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  • Bee Hives and Beekeeping Supplies For Sale | Bee Built

    2013-3-24 · Starting with anything other than Langstroth. Keep this thread in mind and in the summer and fall, when you are pulling your hair out trying to unravel the mess in your hive, and you find all your bees dead after the first winter, come back and read this post again. Top bar, warre, foundationless, ETC. are for experienced beeks.

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  • Most Popular Beehive Types Explained: Langstroth,

    2015-12-19 · In addition, instead of the top bar I have sized the hive to use standard 9 5/8 inch Langstroth style frames. In essence this is a horizontal Langstroth hive. A hive length of approximately 5 feet would be the equivalent of a vertical Langstroth hive with two 9 5/8 inch deeps (the normal brood chamber) and four 6 5/8 inch medium supers.

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  • Free Beehive Plans for Your Own Backyard

    2015-3-31 · Here I’d like to describe a simple modification of a Langstroth hivetop feeder that allows it to be used on top of almost any TBH, accessible by the bees and by the beekeeper without opening the hive. The idea is to remove one top-bar, one not used by the bees and somewhere near the back of the hive, and to place the bee entrance of the ...

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  • top bar hives vs. Langstroth hives | Beekeeping Forums

    2015-7-26 · I received a top-bar hive with bees last fall, so allowed them to overwinter in the top-bar. My yard has only langstroth, so because of space available, I would like to move the bees out of the top-bar into a langstroth. Unfortunately, the home-built top-bar hive has frames whose length (that is, the bars are

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  • Our Bee Blog: HYBRID TOP BAR HIVE HORIZONTAL

    2019-5-14 · Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum. Newby with Horizontal Hive Build. ... I wanted to build an insulated hive based on a cross of the langstroth and Lazutin style hive except with insulation. The walls are made out of two 1/2' plywood sandwiching 2' of EPS insulation. ... Do I just shake the bees into the new hive and lay the nuc box near the ...

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  • A Detailed Look at Top Bar Beehive - PerfectBee

    2021-5-28 · Since the Top Bar is a self-contained unit it has a pre-determined, non-expandable capacity; Lower honey yield: The single box has less capacity than a multi-box Langstroth or Warre hive. The Top Bar hive is not focused on large-scale production of honey; Comb fragility: Like a Warre, the foundationless approach means bees create their own comb ...

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  • Langstroth hive | The Lazy Homesteader

    2012-11-5 · Considering that in the spring our hive swarmed, twice, we were quite pleased with this amount. The most to expect from a Langstroth style hive in a single season is 60lbs., and conditions must be near perfect to achieve this amount of honey. We have been keeping bees for three years now, and this is the first full harvest we have pulled.

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  • Barrel Top Bar Hive | BeeVac.com

    2007-6-11 · The cement hive was less than 50.00 USD complete (top bars, foundation, roof, etc.). Will see with time how the bees settle in. First week they looked great. Capacity was about 115 – 135 litres. They were deeper than a langstroth hive but the width would accept a langstroth frame if needed. Bryan

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  • top bar hives vs. Langstroth hives | Beekeeping Forums

    2013-3-24 · Starting with anything other than Langstroth. Keep this thread in mind and in the summer and fall, when you are pulling your hair out trying to unravel the mess in your hive, and you find all your bees dead after the first winter, come back and read this post again. Top bar, warre, foundationless, ETC. are for experienced beeks.

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  • Top Bar Hive (TBH) .... Some Questions | Beekeeping

    2013-1-8 · on a vertical tbh, the entrance is pretty much the same as a Langstroth hive which is a vertical framed hive. So this question most specifically relates to a horizontal hive. on my horizontal hives, I use entrances on the side, near the end board. advantage of having entrance on a side, to me, depends on where on the side you place it.

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  • can you use top-bar frames in a langstroth hive ...

    2013-5-13 · The hive on the right is the conversion hive. The top med. white box & cedar shim contain the over sized top bar combs. Below that the med. blue box and med. white box contain med frames with foundation. If all goes well I'll retire the top bars when the bees move the brood nest down into the bottom boxes and fill the top bars with honey.

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  • How to install a package of bees - Top Bar Hives

    a push pin is necessary for attaching the queen cage to a top bar (take several in case you drop or bend one). In a Langstroth hive, the queen cage can be gripped between two frames. a sheetrock screw is useful for removing the cork from the exit hole in the queen cage.

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  • 10 Free Bee hive Plans For Backyard Beekeeping – The

    2014-4-15 · This is a building bee hive plan for the warre or vertical top bar bee hive. The length of the top bar is 315mm, the floor board can be measured from 15 to 20mm, the floor boxes should be 1mm and the entrance notch in the floor should be 40mm to stay rigid. Detail plan. 9-KISS Langstroth Bee hives by bbe-tech. This is the simplest plan for ...

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  • A Simple Hivetop Feeder for Top-Bar Hives | Bee Culture

    2015-3-31 · But most importantly, they have their bee entrance near the end of the feeder, instead of in the center as it tends to be in many hivetop feeders. This allows me to use the last or next to last top-bar location as the feeder entrance, and this is helpful if the hive is occupied by a large colony that has taken possession of most top-bars.

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  • Other Hives - BEEKeeping: Your First Three Years

    2016-10-13 · The bees in a top bar hive move horizontally, below the top bars. This is a big difference and affects many things about the workings of the hive. Moisture. In a Langstroth hive, with vertical airflow, moisture in the hive is a concern.

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  • LANGSTROTH VS. TOP BAR HIVE - Beekeeping Like A

    2015-11-12 · Whether you are new to beekeeping and trying to decide on a hive style or just curious about trying a new design, there are some definite advantages and drawbacks for both Langstroth and Top Bar Hives. One is declared more practical while the …

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  • Products - Rocky Mountain Bee Supply

    10 Frame - Langstroth; 8 Frame - Langstroth; 5 Frame - Langstroth NUC; Long Hive; Top Bar Hive; AZ Hive; Observation Hive; Support Hive; Hive Components . 10 Frame - Components; 8 Frame - Components; 5 Frame - NUC Components; Long Hive - Components; Top Bar Hive - Components; AZ Hive - Components; Hardware; Feeders; Frames & Foundation ...

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  • Package Bees ideal for Top Bar, Warre, Langstroth &

    Ideal for those using Top Bar Warre hives, 14×12′s, Langstroth, Dadant, Rose, Flow Hive etc. ... Ideal for top bar warre hive users. IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT YOU READ ALL OF THE DESCRIPTION BEFORE ORDERING. Out of stock. 3lb Package Bees (Queenless) 2021 £175.00 As low as £125.00.

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  • The Cathedral Hive® - Fully Assembled - BackYardHive

    2021-5-16 · Beetle-kill pine wood body, reclaimed redwood or pine top bars for a beautiful hive! Instructions for preparing the hive for bees; Fully assembled and ready for bees! We believe that The Cathedral Hive® is the next evolution in top bar hive design. A whole new hive design and approach to top bar beekeeping.

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  • A Simple Hivetop Feeder for Top-Bar Hives | Bee Culture

    2015-3-31 · But most importantly, they have their bee entrance near the end of the feeder, instead of in the center as it tends to be in many hivetop feeders. This allows me to use the last or next to last top-bar location as the feeder entrance, and this is helpful if the hive is occupied by a large colony that has taken possession of most top-bars.

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  • Different Types Of Beehives in Britain - kiwimana

    2013-12-3 · I have horizontal hive with regular hoffman frames. It has the advantages of not having to lift heavy supers or disturb the bees as much but I prefer the regular frames. To me it has the best qualities of the top bar hive and the langstroth put together.

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  • Top 10 Best Beekeeping Starter Kits (2021) -

    2021-5-25 · You may already know that there are four main types for bee hives: the Langstroth bee hive (which is arguably the most popular), the top bar bee hive, the Warre bee hive and the British Standard National bee hive (which as the name suggests, is mainly used within the United Kingdom). Let’s discuss each of them in a bit more detail. 1.

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  • Thinking About Long Langstroth | Beesource

    2020-4-10 · I've looked at standard Langs, top bar, and long Langs. I think I've decided on a long Langstroth. My logic is that, at 68 years old, it will be easier to work and will allow me to teach my grand-daughters about beekeeping. I have looked at several designs for the hive …

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  • Cypress Hive Parts and Frames/Foundation

    WHAT IS IT? The bottom board serves as the floor of the hive, supports all the weight of the boxes and frames on top of it.On each bottom board, there is a single entrance to the hive the bees use to come and go from the hive. The bottom board is also the place most beekeepers place their bee feeders.

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  • Top 6 Best Bee Hives For Sale (2021 Review)?

    2021-5-28 · Split bee-hive entrance, comes with entrance reducers, division & uniting board, alongside 2 top feeders for the right & left side of the split hive. It also includes 7 plastic handy frames that can be used with wax foundation only. There is the option for you to have a 7 frame hive, or two 3 frame bee-hives with a board division in the middle ...

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  • Top Bar Beehives vs Langstroth Beehives - Backyard

    2020-4-2 · The top bar beehive can produce just as much honey as the Langstroth hive if you harvest regularly — especially during high nectar flow times. Top bar hives allow bees to build comb in a natural way. Most bees will build comb in catenary curves (similar to a rope hanging by two ends forming a U) and will adjust their cell size based on the needs.

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  • The Cathedral Hive® - Fully Assembled - BackYardHive

    2021-5-16 · Beetle-kill pine wood body, reclaimed redwood or pine top bars for a beautiful hive! Instructions for preparing the hive for bees; Fully assembled and ready for bees! We believe that The Cathedral Hive® is the next evolution in top bar hive design. A whole new hive design and approach to top bar beekeeping.

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  • How to install a package of bees - Top Bar Hives

    a push pin is necessary for attaching the queen cage to a top bar (take several in case you drop or bend one). In a Langstroth hive, the queen cage can be gripped between two frames. a sheetrock screw is useful for removing the cork from the exit hole in the queen cage.

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  • 38 DIY Bee Hive Plans with Step-by-Step Tutorials (Free)

    2021-5-28 · Top Bar hives are perfect for small-scale beekeeping or hobbyist who doesn’t want to lift more than 40lbs. Warre hives are the middle ground between Langstroth and Top Bar. Now, let’s begin with the first beehive plans: 38 Langstroth, Top Bar, and Warre Hive Plans 1. The Colorado Top Bar …

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  • Buy Bees | honeybees

    6-Frame Top Bar Honeybee Nucs and 5-Frame Deep and Medium Langstroth Nucs . We have bees for sale! They are 6-bar top bar or 5-frame Langstroth deep/medium nucs with comb, nectar/honey, pollen, queen and workers. Each nuc is a small working colony that's ready to be installed into a larger top bar hive or Langstroth hive.

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  • Top Bar Hives - A Detailed Overview | BeehiveHero

    2019-5-31 · A top bar hive consists of three principal sections—legs, box, and top. Let’s zoom in on these: The Legs. For the beekeeper prone to back problems, this is probably the most useful component on the top bar hive. The legs elevate the beehive to a comfortable waist height, resulting in a better beekeeping experience, with less bending.

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  • 5 Acres & A Dream: My First Beehive

    2015-4-7 · Long story short, I learned about top bar hives, starting with an article entitled 'Less Invasive Beekeeping', and then 'The Best Bee Hive.'Perhaps it was because the Warré hive is the most hands-off and least invasive, perhaps because it is most economical, or because it has a smaller footprint than the common Langstroth hive.

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  • What Beekeeping Equipment Do I Need? - Foxhound

    2021-5-24 · The top bar hive is the 2nd most popular hive in the US, behind the Langstroth hive. The top bar hive originated in Africa as a low-cost alternative to the more expensive traditonal hives. The top bar hive has a very simple design and can actually be made …

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  • Langstroth to national | Beekeeping Forum

    2011-4-14 · Thread starter BEEBEGIN; Start date Mar 19, 2011; Help Support Beekeeping Forum:

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  • Cypress Hive Parts and Frames/Foundation

    WHAT IS IT? The bottom board serves as the floor of the hive, supports all the weight of the boxes and frames on top of it.On each bottom board, there is a single entrance to the hive the bees use to come and go from the hive. The bottom board is also the place most beekeepers place their bee feeders.

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  • Rocky Mountain Bee Supply

    Come in and see our hives, hive tools, hive accessories, specialty wood products, and protective clothing. We have Langstroth and Top Bar hives available. We also offer hive kits ready to go--just install your bees or if you need just a deep or super with frames we are happy to help.

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  • Pleased Bees | Treatment-free beekeeping; poison

    2018-10-17 · 1 Top bar hive (2016 queen) Observations: 1 hive died from yellow jacket predation in November. 5 more hives died before new year’s day 6 hives died between new year’s & April no hives died from starvation. The strongest hives after winter were: 1 Langstroth 1 top bar hive 2 Warre hives. Reconcilliation: 19 hives in September-12 hives lost ...

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  • 10 Free Bee hive Plans For Backyard Beekeeping – The

    2014-4-15 · This is a building bee hive plan for the warre or vertical top bar bee hive. The length of the top bar is 315mm, the floor board can be measured from 15 to 20mm, the floor boxes should be 1mm and the entrance notch in the floor should be 40mm to stay rigid. Detail plan. 9-KISS Langstroth Bee hives by bbe-tech. This is the simplest plan for ...

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  • HOW TO LURE A SWARM OF BEES - Beekeeping Like

    2016-2-28 · The simplest swarm trap is whatever hive you intend to keep your bees in. If you are using a Langstroth hive, a single deep is conveniently close to 40 liters. If you are using a Top Bar Hive, it might be advisable to create a smaller cavity within it using your follower boards.

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  • Happy Hour at the Top Bar: Why Top Bar Hives?

    2021-3-18 · Ideally, I'd love the Perone hive, but its lack of movable comb makes it illegal in my area. Through research, I narrowed my choices down to a Langstroth hive with foundationless frames or a Kenyan top bar hive (KTBH) because I wanted natural cell size bees.It doesn't hurt that both designs are legal in my state!

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  • The PerfectBee Beekeeping Store - PerfectBee

    2021-5-28 · The PerfectBee Store serves thousands of hobbyist beekeepers around the US. With high quality products, low shipping costs and customer service that truly appreciates and respects our customers, you'll be delighted with all we offer.

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  • Top 6 Best Bee Hives For Sale (2021 Review)?

    2021-5-28 · Split bee-hive entrance, comes with entrance reducers, division & uniting board, alongside 2 top feeders for the right & left side of the split hive. It also includes 7 plastic handy frames that can be used with wax foundation only. There is the option for you to have a 7 frame hive, or two 3 frame bee-hives with a board division in the middle ...

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  • Are Bees for Me? Natural Beekeeping Tips to Begin a ...

    The Kenyan top-bar hive (KTBH) I made has everything it needs already in there, with no additional supers or brood boxes required. I would recommend spending some money on public liability insurance, but this is fairly cheap and usually available with membership to a local beekeeping association (which I would also recommend joining, at least ...

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  • Happy Hour at the Top Bar

    2021-5-21 · Handling the Seasons. If I had to compile a list of top 10 favorite songs, 'Landslide' by Fleetwod Mac would probably be near the top. Over the decades, it's meant different things to me, but it's always spoken so directly to whatever I was going through.

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