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  1. Equipment/Hardware
    So apparently I am going to be getting funds for an extractor/bottling system for my birthday! I just don't know which one. I've never seen an extractor in action. Does anyone have any suggestions? I've looked about online, but since I've never used one I'm not sure what I'm looking for. I'm not...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hi All, So I have four hives and one is queenless and low honey going into fall. I tried to requeen it but no luck. So now Im wondering what if i want to gather the little honey and dont want to amalgamate etc. is there any way or point in trying to get remaining bees who will 100% starve to...
  3. Welcome Forum
    Good day from the Down Under from Honeyhunters! Our honey extractor plant was destroyed in a fire in 2012. My husband and I are rebuilding the business from ground zero. We bought a "CooknBeal" honey extraction plant including the centrifuge, wax purifier etc from an auction in Sydney last...
  4. Bee Forum
    Hi Guys, I'm close to doing my first honey extraction. 1st location is a barn about 30 yards from hives. It's comletely open.. The 2nd location is my basement, about 100 yards from hives. Then, there's my kitchen. I have never been around the process so I don't really know which area would...
  5. Equipment/Hardware
    We run a honey processing operation in Zambia, Africa. Comb honey from top bar hives is arriving crushed in buckets. After further crushing the combs into smaller pieces we use the dripping method through mesh into buckets overnight in warm rooms. Depending on comb conditions (new/old) and the...
  6. Beekeeping 101
    My main question I suppose is: HOW DO I DO IT WITHOUT A CENTRIFUGE? I should add that I am a rising beek with knowledge, but not the budget. All I will have are the basic tools of the hive, and some household items. If possible, what methods are there? (Lots of input and explanation is...
  7. Bee Forum
    I have just two hives and one that was well stocked in honey does not appear to have survived the winter. I am purchasing enough bees for two additional hives this spring but I believe there is more than sufficient honey. It is possible to harvest the honey for use? Probably at least 10...
  8. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    JOIN THE NYCBA AT THE 4TH OF JULY BEE-B-Q What: Rooftop Bee-B-Q + Honey Extraction Party When: 6:30pm on July 4th Who: You. Meet other members of the NYC Beekeepers Association. Where: Long Island City on the Waterfront. Near Court Square (close to the E/V, 7, N/R stops). Exact location...
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