Screened bottom boards were very important to control mites and other pests. Most commercial operations used pallets with solid bottom.
Why not use a pallet the you can just put your hives on bottom board and . I currently use the standard screened bottom boards on my hives.
Until the screened bottom board became common, all bottom boards were made of solid Commercial beekeepers commonly use bottom board pallets that are.
This screened bottom board is made from high quality pine for Langstroth Hives. The back drawer allows for easy Pallet Orders - Call for Pricing ().
Customized beehive pallets! Bee SuppliesBee Screened Bottom Board with insert tray for varroa mites made of PVC plastic $ No. More information.