Observation Hive

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  1. JordanM

    JordanM New Member

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    I am selling any size observation hives. The prices are as followes:
    Three frame oak=$210
    Three Frame Pine=$175
    Four Frame oak=$260
    Four frame pine=$200
    I am also open to making custom observation hives. Send me a PM with how many frames you would like it to be and i will give youa quote. All observation hives include a feeder and a entrance slide.
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    Three frame pine observation hive
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    Feeder and entrance slide
    Please visit my website for complete descriptions:
    http://mowbrayhoneyfarm.com/observationhive.aspx
     
  2. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    hey jordan long time no see. I like the idea off the entrance slide to close off the entance. does it have a screeen in it to aid in ventilation when closed up.
     

  3. JordanM

    JordanM New Member

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    No there is not a scrren in it but that is a great idea! But there is ventilation all along the sides.
    I have 5 sold so far.
     
  4. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    wayt o go sounds like you are having success. I have a ob hive similar to what you built in the past. The one with the opening door. M quession is when you started building them with slide in glass did it help witht he beespace problem that ob hives with doors are famous for
     
  5. JordanM

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    Yes now there is always 1 3/4 from glass to glass unlike the doors where the bee space was often unpredictable.
     
  6. BeeHunter

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    Rat, ever get your ob hive going that you bought @ the Ks/Mo meeting a few years ago?
     
  7. riverrat

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    yea I ran it up until late last summer I lost it and havent got it started back up. Keep thinking im going to pick up a small swarm some time. However swarm calls this year have been down