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    Jason G in Tennessee Guest

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    How many pounds of honey in a gallon?
    Jason

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    right around 12 lbs.

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    HONEY:
    1 gallon honey (3.79 liters) weighs 11 lbs., 13.2 ounces. (189.2 oz) [BEEKEEPING FOR DUMMIES, Howland Blackiston, 2002
    BEEKEEPING, p16]
    1 gallon honey weighs 11 lbs, 12 ounces at 68oF. [ABC&XYZ, 1974, p437]
    1 gallon honey (14 to 18% moisture) weighs from 12 to 11.75 pounds [BEEKEEPING, Eckert & Shaw, 1960, p261]
    Honey Specific gravity = 1.41 to 1.45 (water = 1.0 & weighs 8.3 lbs) [BEEKEEPING, Eckert & Shaw, 1960, p261]
    Higher moisture content, less weight per gallon [BEEKEEPING, Eckert & Shaw, 1960, p261]


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