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    Re: Temperature in the hive, Summer?

    I had thermometers in a couple of hives throughout 2010. The variation in August, usually our hottest month was from 34.2°C to 36.1°. The only problem I've had was with a top bar hive. I didn't see...
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    Re: R-value of 1 inch vs. 3/4 inch pine.

    Based on temperature readings over the winter months, I can say that:
    1 The temperature in the cluster was a steady 31 to 35°C
    2 The temperature inside the box but outside the cluster was about...
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    Re: R-value of 1 inch vs. 3/4 inch pine.

    Last year I ran an experiment with digital thermometers in different parts of a hive. Typically with 6.5°C exterior temperature I had 35.1° in the cluster, 11.3° in the hive and 21.9°C above the...
  4. Thread: Hi from France

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    Re: Hi from France

    Thanks Beecurious, an interesting link.
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    Re: Hi from France

    Thank you all, desolé Jean-YvesI am British but resident in France since 1974 so I suppose some of the french attitude must have rubbed off on me.
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    Hi from France

    I've been keeping bees for 4 years now in a very small way. I have 2 Warré hives and 2 Dadants. I live in France's second city so I'm lucky to have a garden but my possibilities are limited. In any...
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