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  1. Splits/Combines
    Hello all, I made some splits and added mated queens to two of them around July 1st and captured 2 swarms that have mated queens back from mating around July 8th, all 4 hives are doing well. My issue is, I don't see any continual progress in comb build out. I've checked for the past two weeks...
  2. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Hello Everyone! I have been designing a Long Lang I want to build, but don't know how many frames I should build it to hold. I have seen plans that hold 30, but have read others say that isn't enough. Others have said they won't fill a box longer than 45", which is just about 30 frames. My...
  3. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Hello i am building a top bar hive for the first time and I have a question about the end board. If both my follower board and top bars are both 17 1/2 inches can the side board be just 17 inches? If not what would be the best length?
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