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Technosetbee Q8 - Queen Mating Complete Beehive

$360.00 $399.00

The first full-depth 8-chamber polymorphic hive!

Designed with removable dividers to expand or shrink the internal space according your seasonal needs. Adjust to any possible combination, from 8 to 6 to 4 or 2 chambers to mate your queens from spring to fall. 

Q8 incorporates an extra layer of insulation. Overwinter safely a stock of mated queens and have them ready for your next splits in early spring.

Our Tri-Fold full-depth frame when extended, can be prepared (with foundation, capped brood and stores) in any Langstroth hive. Then folded can be transfered with bees inside the Q8 chamber with a mature queen cell. After confirming your queen is laying properly eggs, the Tri-Fold frame (extended and locked) is ready to be transfered into a nuc 3X3 or 2X5 development hive.

 

  • 8 Independent Chambers - Ready to receive mature queen cells.
  • 8 Twin Top Feeders - For solid and liquid supplements.
  • 8 Tri-Fold Frames - This unique frame, unfolds to a standard deep Langstroth allowing the beekeeper to transfer the entire population, brood and supplies into a new hive.
  • 8 Colored Circular Entrances + Landing Flip-up Boards - Each entrance has different color to avoid drifting. Flip-up the landing board in locking position for transportation.
  • 8 Queen mini-Excluders - Designed to prevent from accidental contact between mated queens on their return.

 Product specifications:

  • 1 Vented Anti-Varroa Bottom Board
  • 2 Entrance Reducers with Sliding Doors (180 degrees opposite)
  • 8 Colored Circular Entrances with Landing Boards (Flip-up)  
  • 1 Full Depth 9⅝ Hive Box (Twin-Wall with EPS insulation)
  •  8 Tri-Fold Full Depth Frames
  • 1 Hive Cover (Twin-Wall with EPS insulation)
  • 4 Hive Connectors
  • 4 Pins (Interlocking System)
  • 6 Vertical Dividers
  • 8 Twin Top Feeders
  •  8 Mini Queen Excluders
  • Air vents (AVS System)
  • 100% pure food-grade Polypropylene
  • 100% Recyclable
  • BPA Free

*Stock colors may be different than shown.