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SixFooter 

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Hi,
Bought 2 Apidea mating hives at Stoneleigh. Can anyone tell me what the red mesh is for as there were no instructions with them.
 

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Have you got a pic,it sounds like the queen excluder to the feeder.
 

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The large red mesh is for ventilation the queen excluder mesh is for the feeder the other one fits inside over the entrance fixed with a drawing pin so it can slide and shuts the queen in as it qe size regards jim
 

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