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Author Topic: Best way to move TBH?  (Read 1443 times)
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« on: August 29, 2006, 09:55:52 AM »

I am wondering if anybody has come up with a good way to migrate a TBH without breaking the comb. I am trying to run all Top Bars as I like them better and I usually don't move them so most of the time it is not an issue. But I am sure that down the road I will have to relocate a hive for one reason or another, so I need to develop a method to move them with little or no damage to the colony.

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« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2006, 10:50:52 PM »

Old brood comb holds up fine.  New heavy honey comb will break.  The hotter the more fragile the comb.  Do you get cool nights?  Are the roads rough?

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