Modern Honey Beehives Construction

Bottom board – wooden stand on which the hive rests. Set bottom board on bricks or concrete blocks to keep it off the ground. Frames and foundation – wooden frames that hold sheets of beeswax foundation that is imprinted with the shapes of hexagonal cells. Bees use the foundation to build straight combs. Hive body or brood

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Honey Beehives : Natural and Domestic

The structure or home in which Honeybees live and reproduce is called the beehive. Beehives can be both man made i.e. domestic and naturally made by bees in their natural habitat. Man made domestic beehives are also called apiaries. The most vital building material of beehives is wax. It is best to describe a beehive as a

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