View Top Bar Bee Hive Design Background. I love the concept even though i feel the coop space in this example is too small. Detaching comb from the bee built top bars for the horizontal hive are designed to lay flush against one another along the top of the hive cavity.
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Top bar hives are a style of man made beehive that is based on a cavity covered with sticks or slats usually of wood.
This tells the bees where they this isn't a lot more work and creates a much more weather proof design. In design, its oblong and can take 2 14×9 national frames either end if needing to add stores,eggs,cells. Construction of top bar hives. Old beekeeping books and articles.