Before you commit your hard-earned cash to the purchase of a beehive, consider following factors:
Does the hive allow the use of standardized equipment and accessories? Having one that allows you to share hive accessories such as brood and honey frames can be a plus.
An ideal beehive makes it easy to work on the hive with little disturbance of the bees.
Choose a hive that inhibits drone production and maximizes honey and brood production.
The beehive box chosen should have a design that provides your bees with the right temperature and aeration.
For best convenience chooses a hive that can easily be disassembled and assembled.
The best beehive boxes are those built using good quality material.
Our budgets are never equal, this will dictate what one can afford.
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