Re: Screened bottom on Warre hive
Even in Langstroths, I've noticed people returning to solid bottom boards. I tried screened bottom boards in mine, but now I'm back to solid bottom boards in nearly all of them, pretty much for the reasons stated by other posters in this thread.
This is a surprise!
Originally Posted by beez2010
Everything you've ever said that I've read, is that varroa are a non issue in a Warré. Now you appear to be recommending not only monitoring them but also treating for them.
44 years, been commercial, outfits up to 4000 hives, now 120 hives and 200 nucs as a hobby, selling bees. T (mostly).