Beginners Kit National Hive with a Pitched Roof


The complete National hive made by Thornes in the UK from Red Western Cedar supplied flat packed or assembled with associated equipment to get you started.

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    This is an advance order, we will contact you when the hens are available for collection.

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    Our National Beginners kit comprises:

    open mesh floor – ready assembled
    brood body
    stainless steel framed wire queen excluder
    two supers with metal runners
    crownboard with two plastic porter bee escapes
    pitched roof

    basic hive stand with legs
    10 Hoffman brood (DN4) frames and wired premier foundation
    20 Hoffman super (SN4) frames with wired premier foundation
    glue (50ml) flat pack only
    dummy board for the brood box
    budget smoker
    1 smoker cartridge
    all-in-one organic beesuit – Medium (please let us know if another size is needed)
    pair of mordant leather gloves -Medium (please let us know if another size is needed)
    pack of 5 disposable nitrile gloves – Medium (please let us know if another size is needed)
    bee brush
    stainless steel hive tool
    Rapid feeder

    Note: All frames come assembled with foundation if the assembled option is chosen

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