Heather Bell Honey Bees Ltd - Beekeeping Supplies, Cornwall South West UK

National Bee Hive, Multipurpose Crown Board

£ 26.75
Includes 20% VAT

National Multipurpose Board
This is our own design, superior alternative for the standard Crown Board.
This is a thick strong 9mm board with four 44mm holes. Two holes are screened on both sides with stainless steel 3mm mesh. The other two holes are open but can be closed with the two plugs included. There is a bee space on one side of the board and our 45mm Eke which includes a hinged door on the other side.
  • Use this board with the bee space below just like a standard crown board. The 2 open holes are well placed for feeders whilst the meshed holes still allow through ventilation. The 45mm Eke above provides space for feeding, hive record card, burr comb and brace comb scrapings. It can also be used to hold our Bee Hive Insulation
  • Closing the open holes with the plugs included and opening the door in the Eke allows the board to be used as an upper floor. This enables many swarm control and queen rearing techniques without needing a second hive. The holes meshed on both sides prevent food sharing but still allow the distribution of colony odour and through ventilation.
  • Attaching Clearing Escapes (these are not included) turns the board into a fast clearer board for clearing of bees from honey boxes. Place the board underneath the boxes to be cleared. The board is used with the 45mm Eke below. This provides cluster space for the bees coming downwards preventing congestion. Bees trying to go upwards are naturally attracted to the meshed holes which further facilitates rapid clearance.
Packing & delivery charges for most U.K. postcodes will be £4.00 + VAT for small (less than 400mm x 50mm) letter box packets or £8.00 + VAT for parcels or free for orders over £90.00 to inner zone UK postcodes. Delivery usually 3-5 working days. Allow longer for assembled bee hives, painted bee hives and orders in peak season. See Terms & Conditions of Sale & Delivery for full details.
Prices include applicable VAT at 20%.
Quantity Discount - 10% off for 6 or more of an item applied in checkout.