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  1. #1
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    Default might help stop swarming?

    been thinken about this will it work kind of like the slatted rack thing .a hive with 2 deep hive bodys take a shallow super and make it a slatted rack boxs then put it between the two deeps and make the hive a top entrance to will this work or just a big brain storm on my part ?

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    Default Re: might help stop swarming?

    I have never tried this but it seems to me in that location you will get much burr comb since you basically split the brood chamber in half. In my experience the bees will only allow the bee space to be violated between the bottom board and first brood box.
    Mike Forbes
    Red Dirt Apiaries

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