This light but strong stand will help you keep ant proof your beehives and honey. Improved weather-resistance. Holds a 10-frame Langstroth beehive. Level hive easily - up to an inch side-to-side & back-to-front. Strong support for brood box & supers (not included).Feet design uses "moat" barrier with adjustable rain & debris deflectors.
4 feet are included with every stand.
View set-up at https://youtu.be/OESZjxdkOoA
Alum. Threaded rod legs of galvanized steel. Assembly: Thread "feet" onto stand, leveling directions included, add oil (we use olive oil.) Set hive on stand.
Maintenance: periodically remove vegetation from around hive and stand feet, check oil level in feet. Recommended to place the stand on cinder blocks or wooden beams to elevate above any surrounding vegetation, and to make working with your hives easier. Patent Pending
Posted by Nina on Feb 14th 2019
Thank you to whoever invented this !!! Ants were invading our small hive and I placed big buckets with oil underneath but unfortunately it caused many bee deaths. Buckets did stop ants but after the first rain they filled with water and the stench was really bad. Therefore when I saw this product I ordered it immediately. It is 100 times better than buckets. We are very happy with it.
Posted by Ralph Carter on Jun 23rd 2018
Started with 4 stands in January 2017, 2 NUCS, One 10-FRAME, & One Double Hive Stand. Liked the workmanship in the build. Liked the very well designed protection from ants. Liked the 5.5" height AGL giving more flexibility for multi-supered hives. Price is appropriate. Service is OUTSTANDING..Just bought 5 more Single 10-frame Stands.
Posted by Barry on Jun 7th 2018
I purchased two of the Defy Ant Stands for 10-frame hives. The service and delivery were excellent, including order confirmation and delivery tracking. The stands are well-made and a perfect fit. The important thing is that they stopped ants and other bugs from entering the hives. I highly recommend this stand.