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TBH and Slatted BB
« on: March 05, 2008, 12:43:34 PM »
Does anyone here use a SBB in a TBH?

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Re: TBH and Slatted BB
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2008, 01:58:40 PM »
No screen, but an open bottom hive.   I don't see why the screen would be a problem.
http://forum.beemaster.com/index.php?topic=12929.msg89873#msg89873

If you have critters like skunks, you want to make sure the screen is strong enough to prevent them from getting it through the bottom.
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Re: TBH and Slatted BB
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2008, 02:24:09 PM »
I'm sorry. I had Slatted BB in the title and just SBB in the body. I mean slatted not screened.
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Re: TBH and Slatted BB
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2008, 12:28:04 AM »
I use slatted racks as my bottom board, or if you prefer, a bottomless hive.  Top entrances.  Keeps the bees cool all summer.  Less swarming, few, if any, bearding, and the screens and slats keep the skunks from getting to the bees.
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