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Re: Beekeepers hiding in a neighborhood near you.
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2007, 07:53:59 AM »
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Re: Beekeepers hiding in a neighborhood near you.
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2007, 08:39:28 AM »
Only 300 lbs of honey from her first-year colony??  Not nearly as productive as those Tennessee bees that can produce 500 lbs!

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Re: Beekeepers hiding in a neighborhood near you.
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2007, 12:36:56 PM »
I could understand 300lbs(though it is a bit extreme) in a year. But that is with rotating the supers and having a good flow.
12fl oz/0.0295735297 L == 1 lb/0.45359237 kg
300lbs/136.077711 kg == 3600 fl oz
3600 fl oz == 28.125 gallons/106.464707 liters

But I have never had to cut out a hive that already had 500lbs of honey.

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Re: Beekeepers hiding in a neighborhood near you.
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2007, 01:23:05 PM »
I'm one of those secret keepers. My neighbors know nothng, just the way I like it.
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