Our 10-Frame Assembled Hive Kits (No Bees) offer convenient setups for beekeepers. Each hive kits come assembled, with screen bottom board, entrance reducer, 1-deep hive body with wood frames and waxed plastic foundation and telescoping cover w/metal. Hive kits are made of pine and should be painted prior to installing bees.

Here's a breakdown of each configuration along with its advantages:

  1. D: 1-Deep Hive Body

    • This configuration includes one deep hive body, which is the main chamber where bees store honey, pollen, and raise brood.
    • Advantages:
      • Provides sufficient space for a growing Nuc.

  2. DD: 2-Deep Hive Bodies

    • This configuration includes two deep hive bodies stacked on top of each other.
    • Advantages:
      • Offers increased space for a large or growing colony.
      • Good for year round brood nest with plenty of room for growth and food stores.
      • Also good for those seeking to increase their colony count by simply spliting the two deep brood boxes.

  3. DM: 1-Deep Hive Body and 1-Medium Super

    • This configuration consists of one deep hive body and one medium super.
    • Advantages:
      • Preferred year around brood nest for North Florida.

  4. DMM: 1-Deep Hive Body and 2-Medium Supers

    • This configuration includes one deep hive body and two medium supers stacked on top.
    • Advantages:
      • Offers space for honey production, allowing for larger harvests.
      • Good for first year beekeepers starting off with a Nuc.

  5. DMMM: 1-Deep Hive Body and 3-Medium Supers

    • This configuration features one deep hive body and three medium supers.
    • Advantages:
      • Maximizes honey production potential, making it suitable for prolific honey-producing colonies.
      • Provides ample storage space for surplus honey without overcrowding the hive.

Each configuration offers unique benefits tailored to different beekeeping goals and colony sizes. Choose the one that best suits your preferences and requirements.

Note: Picture for referance only.

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