Layens wooden horizontal Hive with 12 wired foundationless frames. This is a Top Bar Hive (TBH) that is used in Natural Bee Keeping methodologies. Also ideal for beekeepers with arthritis or older members who find it difficult to lift heavy honey Supers when harvesting. All frames are on the same level making it more ergonomic to work with.
It has hinged lid with wooden wedge to hold open even in strong wind and clips to hold the lid closed when finished with your inspection
The hive should be painted with a bee friendly paint of stain before being put into use in the outdoor elements. Shanballymore Apiary recommend Cupinol Garden Shades which will give 5 year protection before needing to apply further coats
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