I run double deeps, but have a medium with drawn comb. It has been used as a brood chamber by a friend who only runs mediums. Should I add it to my strongest hive as an extra brood chamber? What is the best way to utilize the drawn comb in the medium. It is pretty dark.
This is a machine that cuts your beehive boxes safe and easily.
This runs on a 3 HP 220 V single phase Leeson motor.
The cutters are carbide inserts that you just unbolt and replace.
This cuts your deeps and mediums without having to adjusting anything.
The cost of machine is $4200/local pickup...
I'm a newbie who just got started with his first two nucs. @michaelbush sold me on the whole medium boxes full of foundationless frames idea, so I'm in the process of converting from the plastic deeps the bees came on to natural mediums. Alright, so there's the setup, here's the problem: One...
Hello fellow Mainers and others
Last season was my first season utilizing Michael Bush's approach of natural beekeeping. I was terrified I would loose all my bees. Just the oposite ocurred as for the first time in 8 years I had suffered no winter losses. YIPPPEEE
I have been splitting a colony...
Transferring a Deep Frame Nuc into Medium Supers
I purchased nuc that came on Deep frames. I only have medium boxes and medium frames, I'm wondering what's the best way to transition them into medium boxes/frames?
I was thinking of:
Medium Box - with empty Medium Frames...