Home Sweet Comb Connected 2012

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1. The natural beehive

1.1. In the wild, bees make nests in hollows in trees or rocks.

2. Ancient Egyptian beehives

2.1. Five thousand years ago, the Egyptians started making hives for honey bees. they made their beehives out of cylindrical pipes.

3. Ancient Israeli beehives

3.1. The oldest beehives ever discovered are 3000 years old. They had a hole at one for the bees to come in and out and a hole at the other end there is a lid so the beekeepers could get the honey-cone.

4. Traditional Ethiopian beehives

4.1. Many cultures weave basket beehives because they are cheap and easy to make. they are hollow with an open end for bees to enter.

5. Log beehives from Poland

5.1. The log hives were vertical rather than horizontal.

6. Skeps and bee boles

6.1. some people make hives by putting straw together and hung them down from a hook in a bee bole.

7. Top bar beehives

7.1. On the top of the hives they have wooden bars laid across the top of the hive that the bees attach there honey-cone to these.