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migratory bee hives

  1. Commercial Beekeeping
    I'm strongly considering gluing and stapling a well-painted sheet of plywood to the bottoms of supers with entrance holes near the top to make migratory hives. Seems like it would be cheaper and simpler than removable hive-bottom entrances, and they'd carry and stack easier. I'd probably make...
  2. Commercial Beekeeping
    This question is mostly for the migratory guy's on pallets. Do you use a landing board or not? Bonus question: Do you perfer tops cut to fit the hive or the slightly longer type with an eave on the front and back?