Re: Langstroth to Slovenian type AZ hive transition- any practical advice?
If I was "... currently ... building the house for the hives",
this would be my design:
(if don't care/don't understand the language, jump to 1:00)
The video author is very pleased with these particular hives (in his bee house) and now considers how to have more of these.
This is purely from his ergonomic/less work approach.
I guess at his age he is getting a bit tired of his 12-frame square Dadants.
Unsure how and why, but a bee house is immutably being mated to the AZ hives for most keepers.
Well, there are other ways (and more simple at that).
20-25 deep frames (Dadant/Layens/Ukranian/double-deep Langs) set to warm way - a simple, low maintenance, and low tech configuration
Sleeping on top of the bees is also claimed to have relaxing/therapeutic effect (people pay for it too).
Last edited by GregV; 11-18-2018 at 05:44 PM.
Former "smoker boy". Classic, square 12 frame Dadants >> Long hive/Short frame/chemical-free experimentations.