Re: [TopHive] Orientation of Entrance
- East is quite popular, so they start the day early.
South is a 2nd option.
At 1PM, DLST, (noon if not in DLST) you see shadows start at solar south.
SE is a compromise some use.
Some pkg bees and ferals are said to prefer what they had recently,
as orientation of comb. N-S is often preferred, as it allows cold-way
ventilation, which is somewhat naturally preferred, as I read the reports.
With a trapeziodal hive, a South entrance yields E-W Top Bars & comb,
which would then be warm way if the entrance is on an end. Makes me
glad that Warrés are square, LOL!
front faces the morning sun roger--- In TopHive@yahoogroups.com, howard pirtle
>the front which way does it point...hhh
> what is the orientation of hive #2 north south east west? Looking at it from
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