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    Re: 2019 NUC Prices

    I sold out this year early at $180 and I'm rethinking if nucs are even worth my time. I can better then double my money if I run them all for honey. Honey demand is crazy already this year.
  2. Re: My first two hives of 10,000 have been ordered :)

    Roland,
    Very well said.
    My family hasn't been in this honey game as long as your. Our goals are to get the right bee for the job, and make the biggest crop at all cost. Swarming hives are a deal...
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    Re: Extracting Equipment

    Hey Ron is the spinner a Sr. or Jr.
    Thanks,
    Ron
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    Re: Beeswax for sale

    Wholesale pallets sold out!
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    Re: honey jars

    I buy pallets of glass from Simpsons Bee Supply. Good people to deal with.
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    Re: 16' package hauler for sale

    Sold!!!!
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    Re: 2019 Ohio nucs for sale

    Sorry should have posted this 3 months ago, but have been too busy. Sold out for this year.
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    Sticky: Re: Bulk honey prices and market outlook

    Honey must be really short right now in the US, because I just sold 15 barrels of 2018 clover for $3.05 a lb. Is anyone else seeing this, or did someone just pay to much to the beekeeper? No early...
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    Re: Drawn Comb

    I don't sell many empty drawn comb frames, but I sell a lot of frames of brood. Price for frames of brood is $30-$35 this year. Why sell them empty?
  10. Re: 100 Package Bees Available for May 15th

    Who is producing the packages in GA?
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    Re: Todays Honey Prices!

    dido. on the retail side. On the wholesale side I get $3.05-3.25 in the bucket.
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    Re: Old frames new foundation??

    I find the bees like drawing old frames over new frames. I just run a torch over them before putting in new foundation.
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    Re: 5 Frame nucs

    No over wintered worn out queens and bees here. I start the season with 700 packages in March. From there I make MY increase, another 250-350 hives from splits from package hives. By the first of May...
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    Re: Beeswax for sale

    Still have 1 pallet left. $5.50 a lb. for the whole pallet. For half of a pallet $5.75 a lb. If you are just looking for 25 lb or less, please check out our web site.
    Thanks,
    Ron
  15. Re: Packaged bees, can I have two queens?

    From my experience if there is a second queen, the caged queen is killed. Just put the queen in and STAY OUT. So many package are screw up by get back into them and messing with them. Really I do...
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    Beeswax for sale

    I have 2 one ton pallets of yellow capping blocks of beeswax. They are in 40# lb blocks. Price is $5.50 a lb plus fright. The beeswax is in my NW Ohio warehouse if you would like to pick it up. If...
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    16' package hauler for sale

    I have a 2015, 16' enclosed package hauler. It has four air gates on the front and two on the back. Hauls 660 3# package or 890 2# packages. Just finished 2019 package hauling and looking to build a...
  18. Re: What is your allual Honey production?

    It's just an out of control hobby for me. I put the bees in third week March and shake them out by the end Sept. my APH is 130+. 2016 was 200+ lb. APH year. I start extraction in July and finish Sept.
  19. Re: Commercial - Swarm Prevention Methods

    Back in the days before shaking and nuc sales we just made a lot of increase for honey production. The goal is to keep your hives in check without hurting them for production. Here in NW Ohio, the...
  20. Re: BEESWAX For Sale FREE SHIPPING!!!! 2019

    BUMP:wiener::banana:
  21. Re: news article about the adees losing bees again

    With an operation that big I doubt that kind of $$ even covers the fuel or trucking cost for the year.
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    Re: 2019 Ohio nucs for sale

    67 nucs left. With honey prices being up, I will be cutting back most of my nuc production. If you are waiting until the last min. to put in an order. I wouldn't this year. Most years I post my extra...
  23. Re: BEESWAX For Sale FREE SHIPPING!!!! 2019

    I have cases of beeswax ready to ship. I'm holding my prices at 2018 price until June when USPS does there price hike.

    You can email me at [email protected] to order or check out our website at...
  24. Re: My first two hives of 10,000 have been ordered :)

    If he makes his nucs like he makes his hive the SHB will love him.

    I make a lot of nucs and trying to keep up with drawn comb and still getting large honey production is become a problem for me....
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    Jim,
    My guess is he is so busy building equipment and working bees that we will never hear from him again.:applause:
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