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Slotted Bottom Board

Slotted Bottom Board

SLOTTED BOTTOM BOARD

Placed between the base and the first brood box the board becomes a permanent part of the hive.

The design of the board provides the following advantages to the beekeeper:

- The longer entrance enables the guard bees to better defend the hive entrance against intruders

- The slats distribute air flow through the hive more evenly and this often overcomes the reluctancesome queens display in laying eggs nearer to the hive entrance

- During winter the bees are able to restrict cold air into the hive by blocking the gap between the slats with their bodies

- After winter the colony is stronger and is able to work on the spring honey flow with a larger number of foragers.

Three evenly spaced drainage holes should be drilled across the wide board entrance to prevent any water logging. 

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$32.00
Ex Tax: $29.09

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