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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Carthage, NC, USA

    Default Adding new bars???

    Well, my top bar hive is 'up and running'--it looks great. It has 5 bars with a good amount of wax drawn and 2 are starting. I hope to be able to go in there Sat. and add more bars... Where do I add the new bars? Front of the hive or to the rear? They started in the back and are working forward.. So, it seems like I should just push the drawn bars toward the back and add empty / new ones in the front-- extending the brood chamber.. How long should I leave the front entrance reducer on?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Vancouver, WA

    Default Re: Adding new bars???

    Add a bar between the last bar, and the 2nd to last bar. Helps keep bars straight


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