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keito
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« on: May 28, 2012, 10:14:25 PM »

I have four hives and they are side by side . how much spacing should there bee?
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« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2012, 10:25:35 PM »

they can touch but its best to seperate a few inches to a few feet depending on much room you have.  it helps with drifting
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2012, 10:34:17 PM »

I like enough space to work between them. About 4 feet minimum. That's for my benefit, not the bees. They don't care.
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« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2012, 11:47:33 PM »


I don't think the bees care, but I have my hives close to 6' apart.  I can distrub 1 hive at a time.  It's whatever you are comfortable with.

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« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2012, 12:00:42 AM »

Anywhere from zero to 1000 feet!  grin
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