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  1. Equipment/Hardware
    Hi all! I'm new to beekeeping and don't have a lot to offer in the way of experience, but based on natural honey bee habits, wouldn't it make sense to keep a reducer on the hive? Bees naturally look for a cavity with a small entrance. This allows for better defense and the employment of fewer...
  2. Bee Forum
    I'm thinking of using some upper drilled holes as the only entrance to some nuc-type starter colonies in regular hive boxes (with SBB for added ventilation). I know lots of people advise drilling 3/4" round holes for upper hive body entrances, which can be plugged and opened according to need...
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