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Author Topic: ? What size should a top entrance be,  (Read 492 times)
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« on: June 09, 2010, 10:07:14 PM »

what size should a top entrance be and if using a top entrance would a screened bottom board still be used?  or recomended?
Michael Bush
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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2010, 06:00:28 AM »

Mine are all 1/4" to 3/8" tall and run the width of the hive... well minus whatever the width of the shims are... in the winter I reduce them down to about 2 to 2 1/2".  You can use a screened bottom board if you like.  Just block the entrance and I'd still put in the tray in winter.

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