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    Re: Bridge comb and brood loss

    thank you all! a week ago i added another deep. I pulled half of the top bars from the bottom and alternated top bar-->langstroth-->top bar in the new deep, placed on top of the existing box. checked...
  2. Re: can you use top-bar frames in a langstroth hive??

    thanks for the info! i really like that approach, and am going to try it as I DO want to get rid of the top bars. From what i've read top bars can be difficult to maintain (?) and I'm new at this......
  3. Re: can you use top-bar frames in a langstroth hive??

    I like that idea, but...sounds pretty involved! I'm only one week in to having bees, and am still getting my legs under me. I'll look it up online, but any reputable resources or simple trusted...
  4. Re: can you use top-bar frames in a langstroth hive??

    thanks for the guidance, folks! another question related to this top bar situation...i've got one deep and two mediums. the drawn comb on the top bars I have in the deep is too long to fit in a...
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    Bridge comb and brood loss

    hi, total newb again. i started working my first hive a week ago -- a top-bar nuc installed in a langstroth bottom deep.

    When i installed the top bars from the nuc last week, two top bars were...
  6. can you use top-bar frames in a langstroth hive??

    this is a total newb question -- i received and installed my first nuc last weekend from an established local apiary. They use only top-bar frames, my hive is a 8-frame langstroth 1 deep, 2 medium...
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