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    Re: How Much Is Your Apiary Worth$?

    i'll start my first hives within a month or so, i'll be sure to start a sort of progress up date thing with lots of pic ect, my most looming challenge is to build the hives(instead of buying for cost...
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    Re: How Much Is Your Apiary Worth$?

    one of the best answers ive heard all nighte paul :), i do intentd to bee the next bee keeping mogul and make a killing from my passion (isnt that what the greats tell us to do?), and i do have some...
  3. Re: Here's a crazy idea to save on foundation cost?!?

    Intriguing post, i find is fascinating how early modern-modern beeks find foundation a must while ole timers in the past didnt use them at all.
  4. Re: Here's a crazy idea to save on foundation cost?!?

    Interesting, very interesting indeed.
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    Re: How Much Is Your Apiary Worth$?

    Nice answers, but from a business perspective, this does factor how secured a market you have for honey and other value added products, contracts ect. the beeking organization for my area says a...
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    How Much Is Your Apiary Worth$?

    how much money do you think your bee-farm is worth? just curious as to what thoughts are on this. so how many hives and how much is your apiary worth? i know someone with around 100 hive and and he...
  7. Re: Here's a crazy idea to save on foundation cost?!?

    Can foundationless frames be put into a regular Extractor?

    i want to grow into it quickly and then sell it, the bee industry is just begining to boom here and and there are endless contracts from...
  8. Re: Here's a crazy idea to save on foundation cost?!?

    has anyone ever ran commercial large scale on sole foundationless? how does one extract 10,000 supers of foundationless frames?
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    in term of over wintering its basically spring/summer where i live, so here is reasonable forage all year round, while we have 1-3 really heavy flows depending on the area. that idea is interesting...
  10. Re: Here's a crazy idea to save on foundation cost?!?

    isnt there a cheaper machine? i havent sourced one yet but i hope i can get a better deal than 2.8k, but even still id be saving around 10K on foundation. and by what i hear o these forums i should...
  11. Re: Here's a crazy idea to save on foundation cost?!?

    well all foundation is recycled bees wax, and the reason i dont want to go foundationless full time is the difficulty in extracting the come, 500+ hive is too much for crush and strain, and besides...
  12. Here's a crazy idea to save on foundation cost?!?

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    so i'm viciously embarking on a 500-1000 hive business venture, by means of rapidly...
  13. Re: Supporting 1000+ hives on a hundread acre farm?

    if a thousand hives in a spot is a bad idea, how does one keep large amount of hives. commercial operations have thousands, do hey send them in 50 hive yard around the state/country or something. and...
  14. Supporting 1000+ hives on a hundread acre farm?

    i have over 200 acre land space and i was thinking of turning it into a large wildflower meadow for a beefarm of around 1000 hives. flowers bloom all year round in jamaica where i live ( some keepers...
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    Greeting from j.a

    hello and good day. I'm embarking on commercial honey production and from time to time i'l be asking for advice, tips and and good criticism from this community. i'll also be sharing my progress as...
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