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Our 6 Frame Hives have all the same features and specifications as a full size National hive but are designed to be used independently. They can be used as nucleus hives but can also be built up into a full colony. This provides an alternative way of keeping bees, ideal for those avoiding excessive weight lifting.

Bee hives for DIY require some D.I.Y. and bee hive making experience.
Instructions, D.I.Y. materials and fixings such as nails, glue, wood oil and hive clips are not included but are available in the Bee Hive Hardware category

National Assembled, Nucleus Observation Hive, 6 Frame

National Assembled, Nucleus Observation Hive, 6 Frame

Mobile Observation Hive including British National 6 Frame Hive with Standard Deep Box and Feeder. Everything is fully assembled and complete. All…

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National Assembled, Nucleus Observation Hive Top

National Assembled, Nucleus Observation Hive Top

Nucleus Observation Hive Top, Standard Deep - top only for those who already have one of our 6 Frame or…

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Item# 00410
National Assembled, Complete 6 Frame Hive Standard Deep Box

National Assembled, Complete 6 Frame Hive Standard Deep Box

British National 6 Frame Bee Hive with Standard Brood box. These are made just like a full size National bee hive…

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Item# 03020
National Assembled, Complete 6 Frame Hive, Extra Deep Box

National Assembled, Complete 6 Frame Hive, Extra Deep Box

British National 6 Frame Hive with Jumbo 14x12 Brood box.
These are made just like a full size National bee…

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Item# 03022
National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive, Roof

National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive, Roof

British National 6 Frame Bee Hive Roof
Fully assembled, 4 inch deep, metal clad and vented. All woodwork is knot free…

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Item# 03024
National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive, Crown Board

National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive, Crown Board

British National 6 Frame Bee Hive Crown Board…

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Item# 03026
National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive, Standard Shallow Box

National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive, Standard Shallow Box

British National 6 Frame Hive Standard Shallow super box.
Fully assembled.
All woodwork is knot free untreated solid timber -…

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Item# 03030
National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive, Standard Deep Box

National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive, Standard Deep Box

British National 6 Frame Bee Hive Standard Deep brood box.
Fully assembled. All woodwork is knot free untreated solid timber -…

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Item# 03032
National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive Extra Deep Box, Jumbo 14x12

National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive Extra Deep Box, Jumbo 14x12

British National 6 Frame Bee Hive Extra Deep Box, Jumbo 14x12
Fully assembled. All woodwork is knot free untreated solid timber…

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Item# 03034
National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive, Varroa Mesh Floor

National Assembled, 6 Frame Hive, Varroa Mesh Floor

British National 6 Frame Bee Hive Varroa Mesh Floor
Fully assembled, stainless steel mesh, inspection tray and 3 way entrance…

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Item# 03036
National DIY, Complete 6 Frame Hive, Standard Deep Box

National DIY, Complete 6 Frame Hive, Standard Deep Box

British National 6 Frame Bee Hive with Standard Deep box
These are made just like a full size National bee…

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Item# 03040
National DIY, Complete 6 Frame Hive, Extra Deep Box

National DIY, Complete 6 Frame Hive, Extra Deep Box

British National 6 Frame Bee Hive with Extra Deep, Jumbo 14x12 box.
These are made just like a full size…

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Item# 03042
National DIY, 6 Frame Hive, Standard Shallow Box

National DIY, 6 Frame Hive, Standard Shallow Box

British National 6 Frame Hive Standard Shallow Super box.
All components are included.
Instructions and fixings are available but not…

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Item# 03044
National DIY, 6 Frame Hive, Standard Deep Box

National DIY, 6 Frame Hive, Standard Deep Box

British National 6 Frame Bee Hive Standard Deep box
All components are included.
Instructions and fixings are available but not…

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Item# 03046
National DIY, 6 Frame Hive, Extra Deep Box, Jumbo 14x12

National DIY, 6 Frame Hive, Extra Deep Box, Jumbo 14x12

British National 6 Frame Bee Hive Extra Deep Box, Jumbo 14x12
All components are included.
Instructions and fixings are available…

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Item# 03048
National 6 Frame Hive, Queen Excluder, Plastic

National 6 Frame Hive, Queen Excluder, Plastic

National 6 Frame Hive Queen Excluder for use with our National 6 Frame Hives
Moulded plastic…

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Item# 14430
Book, New: Queen Rearing

Book, New: Queen Rearing

Queen Rearing by L E Snelgrove, New Paperback, 344 pages, published 1966, 2008 reprint
Another classic title for every beekeeper -…

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Item# 18022
Book, New: Introduction of Queen Bees

Book, New: Introduction of Queen Bees

The Introduction of Queen Bees by L E Snelgrove, New Paperback, 206 pages, published 1946, 2008 reprint
It reviews all the…

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