Hive inspection cover cloths are the ideal hive manipulation tool. When opening the hive one is placed across the top of the box. This keeps the bees in the dark and happy. As your inspection progresses through the hive it assists in keeping the bees under control and reduces boil over. Will also reduce the number of bees on the top bars, helping prevent the crushing of bees when replacing boxes and supers. Washable. Measures 52cm x 49cm (20.5" x 19.25").