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Beekeeping: Beehive height

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Greenfield, OH
(Zone 6a)

March 7, 2012
11:44 AM

Post #9033424

How high off the ground should I place my bee hives? Is a typical cinder block high enough or too high?

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Frankfort, KY
(Zone 6a)

March 7, 2012
12:07 PM

Post #9033437

I believe 6" or even higher if you don't want to bend down.
A cinder block is find.
Arcade, NY
(Zone 5a)

March 7, 2012
4:19 PM

Post #9033761

my hives are 20 inches off the ground to keep the skunks out. its also good for ventilation with screen bottom boards.
Frankfort, KY
(Zone 6a)

March 7, 2012
5:06 PM

Post #9033840

Sounds good to me.
Northern California, CA
(Zone 9a)

March 8, 2012
7:24 AM

Post #9034476

I'm with Ray, we put ours 18" to keep skunks out.

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