This lightweight beehive is based on long term experience in beekeeping and technical knowledge about suitable materials for good quality beehive in different environments and apiaries in Northern Europe, arctic Russia, Australia and New Zealand.
The BeeBox EPS hive material has been field tested for about 30 years
in Finnish winter colder than -35 C and in summer heat over + 30 C. In
recent years the hives have been tested with good results also in
extreme weather conditions of Siberia. So these hive should do well in Canada.
The body material in BeeBox hive system is made of food grade, extra hardened, expanded polystyrene (EPS) with a density over 100 kg/m3. The boxes will last for decades with proper use and service. The BeeBox hives are manufactured with ISO 9001 quality certified process and materials.
Full manual of the assembly and use of these hives can be found here
Kit includes the following;
- Hive bottom with screen
- Three Langstroth hive body deep
- Hive Feeder
- Hive top with feeding plate and belt supports
**(does not include frames)**