10FR Galvanized Outer Cover

A telescoping 10 frame galvanized beehive outer cover is the beekeepers traditional cover for non-migratory beekeeping.

  • Item Code: TOC10
  • 32.95 USD$32.95
  • 32.95 USD
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This outer cover functions like the eaves of a house, protecting the hive from both rain and wind. Our outer cover features the deepest rim available in the industry, plus a heavy duty 26 gauge galvanized top. Keep a stone or brick on top to keep the cover from blowing off in a storm.

Hint: Our Telescoping Outer Covers are constructed with a 26 gauge galvanized metal. Others will try to sell you 30 gauge, which we find tears very easily and does not last nearly as long. This cover is a beast, as all beehive covers should be.

Product Specifications:

  • Outer Dimensions: 18 1/8" wide x 22" long x 2 1/2" high
  • Inner Dimensions: 16 5/8" wide x 20 1/2" long x 2 1/8" high
  • Weight: 7 pound 2 ounces


  • Outer cover is designed to move back and forth, allowing you to create an upper entrance when paired with an inner cover. When the outer cover is pulled out on the side of the inner cover's notch, an entrance is formed. When the outer cover is pushed back so it sits flush against the inner cover notch, the entrance is closed. Since there is no notch on the other side, bees will not be able to enter from the other side.