View Poll Results: When you super how many frames do you leave in the hive box?

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  • All (10 for a standard hive and 8 for 8-frame design)

    26 46.43%
  • one less than all

    27 48.21%
  • two less than all

    5 8.93%
  • three less than all

    0 0%
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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Des Plaines, IL
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    Default With how many frames do you super?

    This is just a quick survey to find out what percent of beekeepers super with 10, 9, 8 or 7 frames in a standard hive box or with 8, 7, 6 in an 8-frame hive
    5-8 hives

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    Bismarck, ND USA
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    I use 8 frames for supers in 10 frame equipment.
    Gregg Stewart

  3. #3
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    Apr 2004
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    Wheatfield, IN
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    depends on if my super is foundation or drawn comb.

    Drawn comb I use 8 frames.

    Foundation I use 10 frames.
    Last edited by Dan Williamson; 06-17-2008 at 11:24 AM. Reason: wrong #
    Dan Williamson
    B&C Honey Farm http://www.flickr.com/photos/9848229@N05/

  4. #4
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    Jun 2007
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    Terrell, Texas, USA
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    Ditto Dan, I use 10 for foundation and 9 for drawn.

  5. #5
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    Nov 2004
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    Owen, WI, USA
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    8 frames in a 10 frame box.
    Sheri

  6. #6
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    Feb 2006
    Location
    Pineville Missouri
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    10 in 10 natural comb crush and strain.

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