Honey Beekeeping

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Honey Beekeeping
Cost to start beekeeping?

Can someone tell me what id need to start basic beekeeping (for honey) and the cost of each thing?

Here's a list of the basic equipment you will need to start:

a beehive
a smoker
protective clothing and gloves
books, I would get a lot of books with information for the beginner.

the cost, well, I guess that would depend on where you are from and where you buy it.


Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping, Revised Edition


Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping, Revised Edition


$54.49


The standard beekeeping (apiculture) textbook used to teach college students and beekeepers the science and practice of bees and beekeeping. It concentrates on the 'why','how' and 'when' of beekeeping. It explains bee basics in a manner meaningful to people who lack an intensive background in biology. It does not oversimplify, and provides a meaningful source of beekeeping information for the new ...

Homegrown Honey Bees: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping Your First Year, from Hiving to Honey Harvest


Homegrown Honey Bees: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping Your First Year, from Hiving to Honey Harvest


$5.00


Discover the joys of harvesting honey from your own backyard.  Alethea Morrison outlines what you’ll need to know to make it through the first year, while stunning macrophotography by Mars Vilaubi brings the inner workings of the hive to life. With in-depth discussions of allergies, colony hierarchy, bee behavior, and more, this approachably informative guide bursts with enthusiastic encouragem...

The Hive and the Honey Bee


The Hive and the Honey Bee



First published in 1853, The Hive and the Honey-Bee remains the definitive authority for managing hives for honey production, pollination or queen rearing. One of the first books about modern bee management, Langstroth’s study is an invaluable resource and essential reading for honey farmers and apiarists....







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Beekeeping Brush


Beekeeping Brush


$14.18


FeaturesGently Removes Bees From The Frames Both During Inspections Of The Hives and During Removal Of Honey ExtractionSpecial Soft Bristles That Will Not Harm The Bees

Harvest Lane Honey 212377 Backyard Beekeeping Book


Harvest Lane Honey 212377 Backyard Beekeeping Book


$26.04


FeaturesFrom buying the initial supplies to harvesting your first batch of honeyYou'll learn about how beekeeping came to beWhat you should know before you beginWhere & how to care for your bees& tips for maintaining a hive for years to comeSpecificationsWeight: 1.2 lbs

Harvest Lane Honey 202553 Extra Small Honey Beekeeping Jacket


Harvest Lane Honey 202553 Extra Small Honey Beekeeping Jacket


$61.2


FeaturesMade with high quality polyester & cottonA full fencing veil will allow you to check bees with ease4 pockets will ensure you have enough storage for any tools or small items you may need while in the hiveFront zip enclosure zippered veil with cloth hook and eye cover will keep your bees outHeavy duty will last for yearsWash on a gently cycle in cold water & hang dryThumb straps will help while pulling on glovesSpecificationsCountry of Origin: PakistanWeight: 9 lbs


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