27+ Top Bar Hive Ventilation Images. The notches are covered with thin strips of some material such as plywood or masonite unless i wish to give the hive ventilation or provide more entrances. Bee can keep it warm long as it aint too drafty.
Evidence of them can be found in ancient greek and roman ruins. Installing bees into beepods.com vented top bar hive milwaukee. Langstroth frames have a gap between the top bars.
I leave about 3/4s of an inch in the front open, so the bees can.
At the start of autumn, the disagreements start about how warm to make the house. Observation hives are easily constructed when top bars are used. Opening the long hive, you expose the whole colony. Entrance modification for top bar hive.