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Offline Bob Wilson

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Moving Layens hives
« on: June 22, 2024, 07:48:50 am »
I've never had Langstroth hives, but I imagine there are hurdles to overcome moving them right after the honey flow.
I moved these Layens about 6 miles by screwing poles under the lid rests and using a four man team to carry them Ark of the Covenant style.
It worked perfectly. We are all living the country life now

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Re: Moving Layens hives
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2024, 08:13:50 am »
Congratulations on your new home Bob!

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Re: Moving Layens hives
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2024, 11:41:04 am »
Congrats, Bob!  What sorts of plans do you have now that you are free of the HOA?
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Re: Moving Layens hives
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2024, 01:21:06 pm »
Congratulations Bob. Is it a farm with an acreage?
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Re: Moving Layens hives
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2024, 12:12:00 am »
I am still in the area, just out of the city with 3.5 acres in the county. (No HOA. lol 15).
All my children are married and I downsized house & increase land.
I am already working towards expanding. At least 8 Layens hives.
If I add in Layens nucs I need to keep on hand, and the Langstroth nucs I make for sale, I imagine I will have 20 or so colonies each spring.

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Re: Moving Layens hives
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2024, 11:06:43 am »
It's always nice to have friends willing to help when needed.

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Re: Moving Layens hives
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2024, 10:05:17 pm »
Bob,
That is great. That is enough land to bee able to do what ever you want to do with it.
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