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  1. Re: Make your own Honey Cow (Top Bar Bee Hive)

    I lost all of my bees last year, both in the honey cow and in my Langs. The drought was too much for everyone.

    Commercial hives in my region lost 80% of their hives. The industry has taken a...
  2. Re: Make your own Honey Cow (Top Bar Bee Hive)

    yeah, I'll try that this summer and see.
  3. Re: Make your own Honey Cow (Top Bar Bee Hive)

    yes, we do get hot. In Terlingua, it can get 120 in the shade....

    Top bar hives are the hives of choice for Africa, don't forget. They do really well in hot weather.

    Just give them some...
  4. Re: Make your own Honey Cow (Top Bar Bee Hive)

    both, actually. I have it there for a bit of ventillation, but it's also screened to let things fall through. I am not sure it is necessary, though.
  5. Re: Make your own Honey Cow (Top Bar Bee Hive)

    I had most of the lumber laying around. The flashing tin was left over from another project. If you had to buy all the lumber and tin, I think you could easily do it for under $30.

    I really only...
  6. Make your own Honey Cow (Top Bar Bee Hive)

    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2732/4039679813_fcba9e144b_m.jpg

    More information: http://velacreations.com/bees.html
    More photos:...
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    Re: TBH Designs Wanted

    Here's a super simple, super cheap version made from a barrel:

    http://www.velacreations.com/bees.html
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