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I can't find the answer so I am gonna ask it. What is the general "rule of thumb" on how much honey should be expected from a shallow, medium, and deep? Not sure that it matters but this will be extracted and not crush and strain.
 

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I can't find the answer so I am gonna ask it. What is the general "rule of thumb" on how much honey should be expected from a shallow, medium, and deep? Not sure that it matters but this will be extracted and not crush and strain.
I got about 2 1/2 gallons out of each medium this year.
 

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I usually get about 80# from a 10 frame deep and 30 - 40# from a 10 frame (9 frames spaced) medium if I remember right. I've never run shallows.
 

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I average about what the two above posters said.
A good medium frame = about one quart or three lbs
A good deep frame = about a quart and a half sometimes a little more
 

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We get a very full 5 gal bucket from 24 dadant honey frames using an extractor...there remains a thin coat of honey on the cells. This goes back yo the bees.
 

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Over our first few years with bees, I kept track of the number of frames extracted, and the honey we ended up with. Overall, the average was 3.25lb per medium frame. To date we have only extracted mediums. Some are considerably heavier than others, and some are only half full, but the overall average is just north of 3 pounds per frame.
 

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Pretty much the same here in NJ. I'm extracting a quart from each medium frame; a little over two gallons for an eight frame medium super.
 
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