Use of inner cover

mrtulinJuly 31, 2011

I don't remember if an inner cover is used inside the telescoping cover over the honey super. Is it?

I put it on, but when I peeked in on the bee activity, it some how didn't look right.

Thanks

idabean

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ncfg

Every body has their own opinion, but I always use an inner cover as the last thing on the top. Mostly so I can prop the top when it is real hot to help with ventilation and still gives the bees some protection.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2011 at 12:13PM
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Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

I like the inner cover, it has a notch in front for ventilation and makes another entrance above the brood chamber, bees can go directly into the hone super, bypassing the brood chamber.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2011 at 12:31PM
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