4' Top Bar Hive
Made from western red cedar - will not need treating or painting and will last up to 40 years outside.
Supplied with 35 pre-waxed bars as standard.
Can be supplied with a range of stand kits, floor options and with an observation window if required. Entrances by way of six 1" holes with closing corks.
SOLID CEDAR FLOOR
Supplied fitted with a solid cedar floor
VARROA MESH FLOOR
Supplied with a fitted full length varroa mesh floor
VARROA MESH FLOOR WITH SLIDING PANELS
Supplied with varroa mesh floor and full length exterior plyboard sliding trays. (The trays offer an additional layer of protection from the elemets - preventing draughts - while also offering easy varroa monitoring.)
WITHOUT OBSERVATION WINDOW
Solid cedar hive sides - no window.
WITH OBSERVATION WINDOW
Supplied with a full-length exterior grade perspex window and removable cedar hatch. Ideal for observing the development and health of the colony. The observation window helps to aid the beekeeper to maintain and manipulate the colony - but is not a replacement for routine inspections and regular swarm-checks.
WITHOUT STAND KIT
No stand kit supplied. Cedar floor runnners on base of hive supplied as standard. A good choice for free-standing or beehouse / roofing locations.
WITH MINI STAND KIT
Supplied with stand kit that raises the hive approximately 350mm off the ground.
FULL LENGTH STAND KIT
Supplied with a full-length stand kit. Raises he hive approximately 900mm off the ground. An ideal height for comfortable beekeeping.