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  1. #1
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  2. #2
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    Default Re: Photos from Poland

    Nice beehives

  3. #3
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    Default Re: Photos from Poland

    Great pictures, many thanks for sharing! Could you tell us, what is average yield (how much you collect) of honey per hive per year? Also, I noticed that the pictures come from different sources - is it all your hives?
    Серёжа, Sergey

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    Default Re: Photos from Poland

    Why do some hives have boards leading down to the ground?

  5. #5
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    Default Re: Photos from Poland

    Beautiful!
    Where are we and what's with this hand basket?

  6. #6
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    Default Re: Photos from Poland

    I collect about 7 gallons per hive per year.
    This hives are not my. I want to show you how different is polish apiary.

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    Default Re: Photos from Poland

    Yes, it is different and really beautiful!
    Серёжа, Sergey

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    Default Re: Photos from Poland

    I noticed in pic/link #4 those boxes look to be med-shallow boxes, according to the paint colors, do they use the same size boxes for supers and brood?

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    Default Re: Photos from Poland

    Quote Originally Posted by pszczelarz View Post
    I collect about 7 gallons per hive per year.
    This hives are not my. I want to show you how different is polish apiary.
    Well
    if you are using Lang hives, than, there is not much difference with USA:
    "Most of us use LANGSTROTH hives that will consit of two 9 and 5/8 inch deep brood chambers on bottom with two 6 and 5/8 inch medium supers"

    Also, you sort of contradict yourself -in the attached hive drawings you show the hive, which is not Lang to my taste..it is more like AZ-hive. Is this right? Oldtimer posted the link to photo-gallery with many different beautiful beehives:

    Quote Originally Posted by Oldtimer View Post
    Серёжа, Sergey

  10. #10
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    Default Re: Photos from Poland

    I didn't say that in the photos are LANGSTROTH hives!! In Poland Langstroth hive is very rare. We are using dadant hives or other Polish types of hives.
    For exemple: photo 1. WIELKOPOLSKI hives, photo 2. DADANT hives, photo 3. WIELKOPOLSKI hives, photo 4. APIPOL hives.
    This says something to you?

  11. #11
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    Default Re: Photos from Poland

    Quote Originally Posted by MelanieWoosley View Post
    Why do some hives have boards leading down to the ground?


    I am guessing those are "LANDING BOARDS" or "RAMPS" for the bees to walk in

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