Tagged: comb

Historical Comb Cell Size

New research indicates that the basic premises for small cell beekeeping are in error. Brood foundation hasn’t been enlarged. And historical cell size measurements...

Bees and Hexagons

Radiolab does it again.   Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo...

Failed Comb

The Idea Properly managed tbh comb seldom fails. But comb can fail when: handled improperly a tbh is moved too soon after being worked...

Comb

The Idea Tbh comb must be managed to keep a hive workable. The goal is to allow the bees as much comb building freedom...

Cell Entombment

Here’s something that may catch your eye taken from this article in the Guardian: “But the bees’ last ditch efforts to save themselves appear...

A.I. Root’s Cell Size

The Idea A.I. Root was a pioneer commercial foundation manufacturer. He: measured natural worker cell size tested various cell sized foundation for bee acceptance...

Nest Structure

The Idea Broodnest comb is more than a place to store food, raise brood and hang out. It has a structure that is essential...

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