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Offline yes2matt

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Upper entrance
« on: June 04, 2022, 09:35:44 pm »
I didn't give them the upper entrance they ordered so they bored one through the lid.

The bees really like the polystyrene. I like my choice of lid material but would glue/staple some fiberglass window screen to the bee side next time.

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Re: Upper entrance
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2022, 11:23:06 pm »
I have a couple hives that the wood was thin near the frame rest.  The bees decided the would make another entrance there. 

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Re: Upper entrance
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2022, 11:39:29 pm »
I have a couple hives that the wood was thin near the frame rest.  The bees decided the would make another entrance there.
Yeah, I make vertical slots in my wood boxes to accept a division board and if they have the handle cut too deep there will be a hole at the intersection;  the bees make it round and smooth.  I have to screen it to move them or I'll get popped in the finger.

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Re: Upper entrance
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2022, 08:39:25 am »
If the bees make it they use it, if I make it for them, they close it up.
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Re: Upper entrance
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2022, 02:15:52 pm »
If the bees make it they use it, if I make it for them, they close it up.

I have noticed that too. lol
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