• Beehives,  Beekeeping

    What is the Advantage of 8 Frame Hives?

    When you are shopping for beehives, you will notice that there are 2 configurations for Langstroth hives. Langstroth beehives come with either 8 frames or 10 frames.  The box will have dimensions specifically for the corresponding number of frames.  10 frames means more room for bees, and more room for honey, so what is the advantage of 8 frame hives? Disclosure: As an affiliate I may earn from qualifying purchases. This is at no cost to you and helps to keep this website running. About 8 Frame Hives Langstroth hives are composed of three different sections.  The bottom portion consists of the hive stand, bottom board, and entrance reducer.  Next…