My hive has a removable corrugated plastic bottom board under the screen. I assume this is for monitoring for various pests. Should this be left in all the time? Seems to me it will prevent good ventilation if it is.
>Seems to me it will prevent good ventilation if it is.
Too much ventilation when the ambient temperature is over 93 F is a problem. The bees will be cooling the hive using evaporation and controlled ventilation and too much ventilation will heat the hive instead...
More is not necessarily better...
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