Mouse guards on poly hives

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Hi

I am going to run Swinty poly hives next year.
There entrances are a thin slot, dose anyone know if these are mouse proof or do I have to still pin a mouse guard over the top?

I think i may have trouble doing so as the landing ramp is integrated into the floor.

If anyone runs these let me know what you do.

Thanks.
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The slots are mouse proof as far as I know.

Never had a mouse get in yet. (30 odd x 10 years)

My nucs are another matter as I made the entrances and they are going to get mouse guards on them over the next week.

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Thats great news Poly Hive

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I wasn't sure last year so I pinned one on anyway - its a little bit more hassle to do, but I guess there's no harm in doing so, compared to the massive damage that might result if a mouse could get in...

But good to know that they're probably fine without!
 

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