Has many common features with Langstroth type.
Originally held 11 frames spaced at 38mm, but most commonly
used as a 10 frame unit to be compatible with the 10 frame Langstroth
footprint. Used in this way it is usually called the Langstroth Jumbo.
The largest influence of the Dadant hive is in the Dadant
depth supers and frames commonly employed on many Langstroth hives.
Buckfast Dadant is a 12 frame version that has a square
body. These are mainly found in areas that are close to Buckfast
Abbey or in places where Bro. Adam's followers have gathered into
groups. (A page will be produced later along with dimensioned drawings)
Dadant Blatt still has quite a following in France, but
little is known about it in English speaking countries.
Written... Autumn 2000
Revised... 07 February 2002