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You Won't find a stronger built hive on the market.
Hive Bodies & Honey Supers are Dovetail Joints, waterproof glued & nailed. Handles are water-proof glued, nailed and screwed to the hive.
The Complete Package:
Complete Hive w/frames (30), 3 Lb. Italian Honey Bees, Jacket w/veil, Gloves, Smoker, Hive Tool, Winter Feeding Shim, Tie-down Strap, Pro Health, Choice of Feeder. Everything except the sugar syrup! $625.00
Complete Hive W/O Frames & Foundations
Includes: Base, Bottom Board, Dbl. sized Entrance Reducer, 2 Deep Hive Bodies, 1 Med. Honey Super, Inner & Outer Telescoping Covers. $225.00
Complete Hive W/Frames/Foundations: Same as above, but includes 20 Deep & 10 Med. Black plastic wax coated Frames $325.00
Substitute: Observation Hive Body for regular Hive Body: add $55.00
Substitute: Observation Honey Super for reg. Honey Super: add $50.00
Substitute: Screened Bottom Board for Reg. Btm. Board: add $15.00
Substitute: Barn style outer Cover for Telescoping Cover: add $26.00
Substitute: Barn Style outer Cover w/Sheet Metal
Substitute: Barn Style Outer Cover w/Copper
NEW: Barn Style Outer Cover with Copper Cap $100.00
or with sheet metal cap: $75.00
NEW: ( Patented):
Observation Hive Body: $85.00 *$100.00
Slide out panels (back side) Allows for viewing of the inside of the hive 365 days a year, in any weather! 9-5/8" deep.
Observation Honey Super: $75.00
Slide out panels allow for checking on your bees or just to take a peak in any weather. 6-5/8" deep.
Sloped front base for a larger landing area. $30.00
Standard size, fits on Base. $25.00
Double sized for cool or cold weather conditions or to reduce "robbing." $5.00
Deep Hive Body:
9-5/8" deep standard sized for brood chambers. Dovetail joints, waterproof glued and nailed in every "pin & tail". $34.00
Medium Honey Super:
6-5/8" deep, standard size for storing honey to over-winter or harvest. Dovetail joints, waterproof glued & nailed in every "pin & tail". $30.00
Standard size with vent hole & upper entrance (can be closed off). $17.00
Extends over entire hive; wood framed w/plywood top then capped w/sheet metal. $34.00
Top Feeder: holds 4 gallons
Two separate compartments. Can hold up to 4 gallons of syrup alone or syrup on one side and water on the other. Matches hive components with dovetail joints.
1 Gallon Inside Feeder
Easy to fill/refill,
Used for removing bees from Honey Super before harvest. Simply place in between Hive Body & Super 1-2 days before harvest & bees go down, but can't get back up. (Shown upside down) $20.00
Screened Bottom Board W/slide out tray: Used for ventilation & checking for Varroa Mites. A sticky board may be placed on tray or simply spray with a cooking spray for counting mites. $38.00
Slatted Bottom Board:
Used for additional ventilation & reduces "robbing" by other bees & wasps. $28.00
Barn Style Outer Covers:
More stylish than the typical Outer Cover. Accent your garden with a stylish hive. Vented. All wood $55.00, w/sheet metal $65. or w/copper $100.
Wood frame with a screened bottom and screened vent holes on all 4 sides. Cools the hive when empty, fill with wood shavings or news paper for insulation & absorb moisture ,
to prevent condensation. $26.00
Top Bar Hive: Special Order
With side viewing window & screened bottom & slide out tray for ventilation & mite control. Sheet metal capped outer cover, w/Bars $300.00 painted $325.
Double Overwintering Screen W/Nucs: Double screened; fits over reg. hive body. Two 5 frame nucs sit on screen. Heat from strong hive below helps warm the 2 Nucs.
Includes 2 Nucs w/ I&O (sheet metal capped) covers. $125
Double Over-Wintering Nuc Screen:
Screen alone for over-wintering 2 Nucs $35.00
Includes; Nuc Base, Bottom Board, 5 frame Nuc, Inner & Outer(sheet metal capped) Covers. $83.00 (frames extra.)
Sloped front; Base for single 5 frame Nuc. $20.00
Nuc Bottom Board:
Bottom Board $20.00
Nuc w/Inner & Outer Covers: 5 frame Nuc w/Inner & Outer(sheet metal capped) Covers. $49.00 Nuc Box:
Single 5 Frame Nuc Box.
Nuc Inner & Outer Covers:
Inner & Outer(sheet metal capped) covers for 1 Nuc. $30.00
Swarm Trap: 5 Frame, slide off top cover, entrance hole with slide cover. Hangs on tree or post. $45.00
Deep Plastic Frame/Foundation:
Bees Wax coated plastic w/cell formation, holds up better to wax moths and extracting. $3.75/e or 10/$35.
Bees Wax coated plastic, w/cell formation, Wax Moth proof. Holds up better for honey extraction. $3.25/e or 10/$30.
Observation Hive Body:
Slide out panels (back and side) Allows for viewing of the inside of the hive 365 days a year, in any weather! 9-5/8" deep. $85.00 Painted: $100.00
Observation Honey Super:
Slide out panels allow for checking on your bees or just to take a peak in any weather. 6-5/8" deep. $75.00 Painted: $90.00
All wooden ware is rough sawn 13/16" pine, fully assembled & unpainted. Painting is extra, call for pricing.
Products & Services:
Custom Beehives & Components.
Honey Extraction Service! Use of my electric, multi-speed extractor to harvest the honey from your hives. $35./8 or 10 frame super & 1 Lb. of your honey.
Average yield: 30-35 Lbs/Super
Beekeeping Classes: Check "Events" page
Mouse Guard: $10.00
Feeder: $5.00 w/jar: $15.00
Grip: $5./plastic or $13./metal
Jacket w/Hood: $65.00
Suit w/Hood: $85.00
Stand: Plastic $80.00
8 or 9 frame spacers; $3.00/pair
Double Qrt Feeder: $15.00 w/jars
Drone Frame: $6.00
Queen Excluders: 3 types call for pricing
Now selling Honey!
2 Oz. Bear: $3.00
8 Oz. Bottle $8.00 or 2/$15.
12 Oz. Bottle $12.00
1 Lb. Bottle $15.00
Creamed Honey $18./Lb.
Lip Balms: varieties: Many Available $3.00 e
We carry a wide range of products to suit a variety of budgets and tastes. Our most popular products are shown above. Call for more information on products, current promotions and custom options.
For Phone Orders: (203) 648-2942
Or go to: www.mikesbeehivesllc.com
Other items available upon request.