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Offline GSF

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Apiary for sale
« on: January 02, 2014, 07:54:51 AM »
I saw this in the Alabama Farmers and Consumers Bulletin. It's located in Henry County, SE Alabama.

17 Hive bees, one 18 frame extractor, many hives bodies & foundation, too many to list and one 25 gal bottling tank. $3000 Headland, Alabama. Winford Gulledge, (334) 618-7682.
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Re: Apiary for sale
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2014, 08:07:47 AM »
depending on the condition it sounds like a fair price.  used bee equipment makes me nervous.

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Re: Apiary for sale
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2014, 09:02:25 AM »
If the 17 hives are healthy bees, what a deal. For $3,000, that would be under $200 per hive. (A package of bees with queen is around $100.) Add in an extractor that probably cost over $1,000 new. And a large number of boxes you could sterilize. Even replacing every frame, this is a great deal. Wish I was closer and had the money.
 

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Re: Apiary for sale
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2014, 10:37:18 AM »
I wish I could afford it too....that's just more than my hobby will allow.

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Re: Apiary for sale
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2014, 12:22:34 PM »
I wish I could afford it too....that's just more than my hobby will allow.

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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2014, 03:28:55 PM »
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Re: Apiary for sale
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2014, 03:26:25 PM »
If I lived closer and could inspect prior to purchase (of if I knew someone around that could inspect for me), I'd probably do it. Little too risky for me to drive 9 hours, each way, to find out they are diseased, boxes falling apart, and the like. Shame though.

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Re: Apiary for sale
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2014, 10:00:43 PM »
I called and he said he has already sold them. :-x

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Re: Apiary for sale
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2014, 06:30:58 AM »
We'll never know if we missed a great deal or a avoided a disastrous mistake.

 
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