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  Topic: son of hivemonster

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PostForum: Photo gallery   Posted: Wed May 14, 2014 1:13 pm   Subject: son of hivemonster
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  Topic: Transferring Langstroth Bees to a Top Bar Hive

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PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Wed May 14, 2014 7:40 am   Subject: Transferring Langstroth Bees to a Top Bar Hive
I was believe the standard TBH has solid bottom, then when you combine the La-- hive on the top and sealed, the 2 hives are one...

In the end you mentioned your TBH has open (net screen) bottom, m ...
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Quality Top Bar Hives by Andrew Vidler

Conserving wild bees

Research suggests that bumble bee boxes have a very low success rate in actually attracting bees into them. We find that if you create an environment where first of all you can attract mice inside, such as a pile of stones, a drystone wall, paving slabs with intentionally made cavities underneath, this will increase the success rate.

Most bumble bee species need a dry space about the size a football, with a narrow entrance tunnel approximately 2cm in diameter and 20 cm long. Most species nest underground along the base of a linear feature such as a hedge or wall. Sites need to be sheltered and out of direct sunlight.

There is a spectacular display of wild bee hotels here

More about bumblebees and solitary bees here

Information about the Tree Bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum)

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