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Author Topic: Front top bar #1 with wax foundation cut shape of hive to get the bees started  (Read 609 times)
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« on: February 13, 2012, 01:18:28 PM »

I'm startinbg two all new tb hives in April. I'm wondering if putting wax foundation on the first bar and cutting it to the angled shape of the sides would encourage the bees to make top bars 2,3, etc. straight.
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Michael Bush
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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2012, 12:37:04 AM »

I wouldn't.  But if you do, put it in as bar # 3 or 4 not #1.

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