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Hello guys!
I am thinking of replacing some old hives with new langstroth bee hives.Can you give me some advices how to doit??
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Are the 'old' hives Langstroth hives also? If so, just move frames from the old box to the new boxes. If that causes you some difficulty, perhaps you could provide more explanation as to just what the problem is.
 

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What I do is set the boxes off and put my new box on the bottom board. Or new bottom board if that's the case.
Then I start pulling frames from the bottom box if there was more than one. I keep the frames in the same order they were in before.

When all the frames are in there will still be several bees on the walls of the old box. I lean these up against the bottom board so the bees can walk in. If that's not possible I just set them close in front. About dark they will all find their way home.

I've also set the old boxes on top overhanging the front a little so they could walk in.
 
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