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Top Bar Beehives

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Project by Irishmike757 posted 01-17-2017 03:07 AM 1240 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a straight forward project completed in a few days. One of cedar and one of pine to see which the bees like best. Plans are on Youtube under Jon Peters Top Bar Beehive build.





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#1 posted 01-17-2017 07:00 PM

Nice looking beehives. I will have to check out the video. Do you have bees currently?

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#2 posted 01-18-2017 01:01 AM

I do have two traditional Langstroth Hives. I am trying to lean towards more natural and organic type of hives. The information I can find suggests Top Bar Hives are healthier for the bees, but honey production is about 20% less than standard hives. I am just a hobbyist so that is just great with me! Thanks for asking. Mike

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