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    Re: Comb honey to sell

    Our comb supers are all painted HOT PINK so we don't miss them.:p:o
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    Re: Making Comb honey to sell ?

    If you selling by the piece then 11 frames would work out great. I now of one comb honey producer that only uses 11 frames.

    Georgiabees
    Our flow is so strong sometimes we can produce 3 good...
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    Re: Making Comb honey to sell ?

    Yes, you would have more pieces, but less weight per piece.
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    Re: Ohio's nucs for sale

    I have 10 five frame nucs left for $150 each. Singles are all sold.
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    Re: Beeswax for sale

    Melting again so I have more 25 lb cases for $155 shipped.:applause:
    I have 20 case of the 16-1 lb bar (each bar is wrapped) for $100 each shipped.:applause:
    Pm me or text or email me. 419-581-1707...
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    Acorn Bee LLC

    Sorry a little slow to report. This was 2014 order to try there product out.
    Last summer I was coming into a heavy honey flow and needed frames. I had seen acorn bee llc in the ABJ and gave Nick a...
  7. Re: Anyone Used Draper or Thistledew Apiaries in Pennsylvania and West Virginia?

    Draper's:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
  8. Re: Wholesaling 3 pound packages in OHIO

    2015 packages are sold out!!!!!

    Still have some nucs and hives up for spring sale. Check out my Ohio nuc ad.
    Thanks,
    Ron
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    Re: I will never buy packages again.

    Joe,
    Just 2 # packages.
    We give the bees what they need, where they need it in the hives. Gets me one more frame ahead of the game. Sure the bees can do it themselves, but time is money in the...
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    Re: I will never buy packages again.

    From the time we shake them in or split them they stay in that spot until we shake them out in the fall. No flow chaser here. Most fall shake out avg 8-10 pounds of bees, which is sold for $20-25...
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    Re: I will never buy packages again.

    Joe,

    Every once in a while I get a super queen that draws from all the hive in the yard and we do a 600+ lb production from that hive. Luckly the one beside it is a one or two honey super hive....
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    Re: I will never buy packages again.

    MP,
    I'm in NW Ohio and I can produce 3x more with a package then a over winter hive. I had a 2 lb package installed March 23 and produce 13 medium supers by the end of Oct. They don't all do that...
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    Re: I will never buy packages again.

    Christmas cards, Sea food dinners, Deep sea fishing trips, crews, exc. LOL:popcorn:
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    Re: I WILL ALWAY BUY PACKAGES

    HC That price was in 1979. Didn't buy many package until mites. We didn't transport packages back in the day, so it cost us $1.25 a package for delivery too.:eek: We do all our own package...
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    Re: I WILL ALWAY BUY PACKAGES

    $80K+ for 2015 packages, and another $7k+ for extra queens for splitting. Yes splitting! Packages go in the end of March and split the ones that need splitting in May (avg. 1/3 that need split). Not...
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    Re: Hive Hosting Payment by Honey

    if he wants a 1/4 of honey he should paid 1/4 of the expenses.
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    Re: I WILL ALWAYS BUY PACKAGES

    MP, I'm sure you have learned how to raise good bees for what you need them for.

    As a honey producer, I have learned with the right package supplier. I can produce 3X the amount of honey with...
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    Re: Best Bottling tank?

    I own two Maxant bottlers and made my money back 100x over. We use them for everything from bottling to melting wax to heating syrup. The one is over 20 years old and still use it every day. Really...
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    Re: Beeswax for sale

    Bump, Bump, and Bump.
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    I WILL ALWAYS BUY PACKAGES

    I read this tread and just don't get the problems people have with packages. I buy 100's of packages every year and produce TONS of honey. How many packages are produced in the USA every year and the...
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    WILL AWAYS BUY PACKAGES

    100% production from package bees. Why fix something if it isn't broken. :scratch:
  22. Re: Wholesaling 3 pound packages in OHIO

    Thanks Lloyd and Tim, these guys would know what I'm talking about when I say Wilbanks bees are some of the best. Really 20+ years should say a lot. :thumbsup:


    Sorry trying to keep this a bulk...
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    Re: Ohio's nucs for sale

    I have 52 five frame nucs left. for $140 each.
    Still have 88 of the singles left for $225 each.
  24. Wholesaling 3 pound packages in OHIO

    I've been a dealer/transporter of packages for 20+ years. Most the packages I buy have always been used in my honey production, but like all of us age catches up with us. I'm willing to wholesale off...
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    Re: Beeswax for sale

    Bump:thumbsup::popcorn:
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