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Hex Hive Bee Hive Roof With Copper Cover

ID : HexHiveRoof
Brand : Thank Nature
Condition :  New
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This is the copper peaked roof needed to cover your Hex Hive® - hexagonal beehive. If you do not yet own the Hex Hive® - hexagonal beehive, consider starting with the complete kit set. See the link below. If you already have a hive and need a new roof, then please continue.

The really exciting new change is also a secret to healthier colonies: every super is made from cedar that's smooth on the outside and rough on the inside

Dr. Marla Spivak of the University of Minnesota has done extensive research on honeybees and their propolis placement in wild trees. She has discovered that in tree cavities containing rough bark, honeybees will create a “propolis envelope” around the comb area. This creates a healthier, antiseptic environment that prevents diseases and parasites from entering the hive and inhibits bacterial growth.

Both cedar and copper weather nicely too. The round entrance holes in each super are easily monitored by the guard bees and eliminate the need for entrance reducers. Overall the Hex Hive® is designed to be more like a honeybee’s natural home, a tree

Copper peaked roof with attached inner cover - 15 1/4" wide and 5" tall at peak - wt. 4.26 lbs.