Re: 6-way vs. 4-way pallets
Does this mean that hives will function fine with a small space 6-12" between the entrances of the hives?
Originally Posted by Ian
If so do the bees orient to front of the hives opposite them so if you move the pallet they don't drift back to the original spot? Also if you then make nucs/splits from those hives and place them face to face there will not be a drift issue?
If that is the case it is brilliant for those with small yards who need to put splits/ nucs in a different position in the same bee yard.
I am interested to hear more on this concept
Janne....first hives April 2013, 19 hives, treat, plant zone 8b, at sea level, latitude 49.13, longitude 123.06