Hive Case Features

                             for our OBSERVATION HIVES

Our 

STANDARD OBSERVATION HIVE CASE

comes with Langstroth-style deep frames,

and all models may be purchased for 8, 10, or 12 medium frames.

All Hive Cases include;

OUTSIDE ENTRANCE UNIT

        plus thru wall tube.

GLASS FRAMES BOTH SIDES

       removable for servicing the Hive.

ADJUSTABLE HIVE CASE DOOR

       for closing the Hive case and for restricting cold

       air.

MULTI-PURPOSE FEEDING STATION

       with frame top syrup pan and access for queen

       cage insertion.

4 MOISTURE VENTS

       screened with #8 stainless steel mesh.

DEBRIS PORT

       for removing debris, feeding, future accessories.

INSTALLATION & MANAGEMENT TIPS

       with links and help for new beekeepers.

 

Additionally;

     OBSERVATION HIVE CASES are easily removable to the outdoors for servicing and installation of bees. The glass frames are removable for access to the hive. Bonterra Bees has the best observation hives for sale on the market today.

    OUR HIVE CASES and Model mounts are made of Select Douglas Fir and are finished with clear sealer and polishing wax.

    GETTING BEES  & GETTING ADVICE;

We suggest you contact a local beekeeper or beekeeping club in your area for geo-appropriate

advice and sources for bees.  Beekeepers are characteristically good people and ready to help. Also see Beesource.com or Dadant.com or any of the abundant bee information sites online.

 

    (Note: frames, bees, foundation and glass are not included. Please Note: Hive Cases loaded with Bees and honey can be Heavy, use two people for transporting your Hive) 


Observation Hive Access door and feeding stations
Observation hive access door
Observation hive features - vents, feed pan
Observation hive features
honey bees sealing honey comb
honey bees sealing honey comb