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Offline Mike48

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New Guy - Size of super from large to med.
« on: April 21, 2012, 11:31:01 AM »
I am just starting out and my question is that here in Newyork I see hive`s with only large supers ,no med. or shallow?. I have bee`s coming in a week and I have two large supers to start ( should I then go to med. supers and why?)

Offline jmblakeney

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Re: New Guy - Size of super from large to med.
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2012, 11:34:52 AM »
It is a personal preference thing.  Its mainly related to weight.  The deeps weigh a considerable amount more than a medium when filled with honey.  I run all mediums in the hive body and supers.

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Offline Mike48

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Re: New Guy - Size of super from large to med.
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2012, 12:45:07 PM »
Thanks James for your help, I was not sure if it was weight or that the bee`s would fill it up faster.