Amish Migratory Lid 10 Frame
15 in stock
Migratory lids allow beekeepers to place hives closer together, either to transport them or palletize them. Designed to be used by them selves, without an inner cover. A 1/4″ strip under the lid allows for bee space above the frames (3/8″) so the bees do not propolis the lid to the top bar. Especially important if using a frame feeder. 10 Frame Size
Our lids are made with glued tongue and groove joints using non toxic, Titebond 3 exterior glue, stainless steel screws, and Ohio White pine, assembled by a local Amish family.
*Pro Tip – Only paint the parts exposed to the weather.
*If used during the summer, you can increase ventilation by placing a couple of shims the size of popsicle sticks on the front or back just under the lid. Pennies also work great. It allows a great deal of air flow without letting robbers get into the hive. Not too much though or Small Hive Beetles can squeeze though.
10 Frame, 8 Frame