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  1. 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...
  2. Welcome Forum
    Hi, I am a new beekeeper from the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I will be using Langstroth equipment and possibly making a long hive that will use Langstroth frames. This year will be my first and only experience with a hive of bees, and I am excited and nervous for this new adventure.
  3. Equipment/Hardware
    Multi use long hive, my project for this week: (Two queen production hive) When you consider the population volume (as shown below) It just makes sense to me to have a two queen hive in TRIPLE the space for the maximum benefit of a extremely large volume of bees. Post from Beeesource.com...
  4. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Not sure if this is the right subforum for my questions, but here goes.... Given some medical issues (and my helper developing an allergy), I'm thinking top bar hives might be more appropriate; I'd like to try one out for a season. The problem is it doesn't seem like the two hive management...
  5. Bee Forum
    Hi, I was wondering what your opinions on long hives were?
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