I decided to do "how to start beekeeping"
Cool. This might be useful to you and others wondering where to start and what it might involve and cost. Mr. B
I found the tools that you will need for beekeeping and the prices. I didnt know that to start a hive it would cost this much but these prices are from 2006.
$41.50 Inner & Telescoping Covers
$25.00 Screened Bottom Boards
$1.90 Entrance Reducers
$95.00 Medium Supers
$65.00 Medium Frames
$71.00 Small Cell Foundation
$33.90 Hive Top Feeders
$15.90 Ventilated Covers
$12.50 Hive Tool
$47.95 Jacket & Veil Combo
$450.50 TOTAL less items #13
$19.95 Frame Perch
$12.95 Frame Grip
$483.40 TOTAL for all items
Shipping costs are not included.
If you want to know what all these tools do and what they are go to the URL below.
I know that there are cheaper ways to get started in beekeeping - shop around and you will find certain items for less; It can still be expensive, but it will be interesting to see for how much less you can get started. Mr. B