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Warré Hive in Canada

    When I first started beekeeping, I wanted a Warré hive really heavy duty, made of cedar, real thick walled and as close as possible to the original plans (except wall thickness). I did not wanted something painted, neither glued, neither nailed, but screwed.     In brief, I wanted an everlasting, warm and natural asylum for my bees! In winter, the climate here is really cold... I feel that a warmer hive with a small volume, combined with natural swarming behavior, natural combs and rare openings, are among the best assets to allow the bees to control themselves the varroa population inside the colony.      Soon I realized that I would not find a hive like this in Canada. There was...

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