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Offline beesonhay465

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hive of bees
« on: June 23, 2020, 08:17:46 am »
can anyone give me an idea of what a bee hive with gentle bees is worth, single brood chamber with 2 supers i built a hive and a swarm moved in last spring . they swarmed three times this spring, i caught 2 and hived them now i have 3 hives . im thinking they are a little too much for me. soon to be 85 .

Offline Acebird

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Re: hive of bees
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2020, 08:24:54 am »
Details matter.  The equipment is worth about half of what you paid for it and the bees range from 0-300.  The more experience you have the more you can get for them.
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Offline Ben Framed

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Re: hive of bees
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2020, 09:11:57 am »
beesonhay465  It sad to know you must give up your 🐝 bees. I have enjoyed your post here. Wishing good things for you.

For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

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Re: hive of bees
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2020, 07:29:53 pm »
Learn to think after you have a thought and before you act.   Pace your self, you are in more of a hurry than the bees.  I'm 86 and am getting better at taking my own advice.  Its not a chore if you enjoy it.

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Re: hive of bees
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2020, 08:50:27 pm »
Learn to think after you have a thought and before you act.   Pace your self, you are in more of a hurry than the bees.  I'm 86 and am getting better at taking my own advice.  Its not a chore if you enjoy it.

Have you fellows considered the portable hive lifts that are now available?
For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.