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1 Flow Honey Harvesting Shelf Brackets

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Retro-fit your original Flow Hive Classic with our Flow Honey Harvesting Shelf Brackets.

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2 How much honey comes out of a Flow Hive or Super?

When the Flow Super is full, you can expect to harvest approximately 3 kg (6.5 lb) per Flow Supers, then you can expect to harvest approximately 20 kg (44 lbs) when every frame is full.

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3 How much honey & honeycomb does the Flow Hive Hybrid 3 produce?

The amount of honey your hive will produce is dependent on several factors, such as the strength of the colony, time of year, and available forage, however, when the super is full you can collect up to 9 kgs (20 lb) of Flow harvested

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4 How long does it take for the honey to drain from a Flow Frame?

It can take anywhere from twenty minutes to over two hours depending on the temperature and the viscosity of the honey, to drain a Flow Frame. It is OK to leave the frame draining overnight provided it is secure from insects and nocturnal animals. Wh...

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5 How do I stop the bees getting to the honey while it’s draining out of the Flow Hive?

We have found we can usually harvest the honey without the bees noticing us at the back of the hive. Nevertheless it is best to cover the jars with flywire or plastic wrap, or better still, make a sealed system. This can be achieved by simply making ...

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6 How long does it take before I can harvest the honey from the Flow Hive?

This depends on the amount of nectar available for the bees and how strong the colony is. We have had Flow Supers fill in a week during peak times of the flowering season. A super usually fills well within a month during the spring and summer.

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7 BOUTIQUE AND COMMERCIAL HONEY SELLERS

Why invest in Flow Hive for your Apiary?

Flow Hives and Frames offer much more than just a home for your bees.

  • Flow Frames are made of materials that are certified safe for honey production and safe for the bees.

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8 Do I need to leave some honey in the hive for the bees?

Yes, this applies to all beekeeping. Your bees need honey to get them through the times when there is no nectar available. The number of frames of honey that you should leave depends on your climate. You should consult local beekeepers as to

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9 How many Flow Supers do I need per hive?

One Flow Super per hive is the simple answer, as you can keep tapping off the honey which gives the bees room to keep working and making more honey.

However, if you live in areas with a very high nectar flow, or if your existing...

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10 What extra equipment will I need to operate a Flow Hive and harvest honey?

You will need a container to collect your honey. A bee suit and gloves, or at least a bee veil, is essential in case your bees get aggressive. You will need to open the hive to inspect it for health as usual, for which you will still need a bee suit,...

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