Hive Body

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Langstroth Hive - Design - Hive Body and Hive Super
... Hive bodies and hive supers are four-sided boxes with standardized inside dimensions ... Deep and medium hive bodies are provided to serve as the brood chamber, the part of the hive where the queen lays eggs and the bees care for the larvae ... The deep hive body is normally used only for brood, as it becomes too heavy to handle manually if it becomes filled with honey ...
Langstroth Hive - Design - Specialty Parts
... known as the "bottom-without-a-bottom", is a specialty piece of hive equipment that is installed between two hive bodies of the brood nest ... a sliding metal or wood panel, which will split the hive into two parts without having to lift the hive boxes, the objective being to split a single hive ... When used, it is generally placed between the hive body and the honey supers ...

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