Made entirely of hard styrofoam is coloured during the manufacturing process and is bee friendly. Highly insulating it offers 3 and half time more warmth than wooden models.
The hive includes:
3 plastic frames, a transparent inner cover & separate removable feeder. It also includes a removable base, front entrance, 2 queen excluders and a ventilation mesh.
Follow enclosed instructions:-
Place your unhatched or newly hatched queen with handful of young bees with some queen candy or fondant. Place the hive in a cool place. Adding a spray of water daily for 3 days. After 3 days place hive at your apiary site (in the evening). Push up the slide of the entrance to allow bees to fly. In 10-14 days there should be a young fertilized queen.