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Auckland Bee Club Meeting – Cut Comb Demonstration

I went to the Auckland Bee Club today, great day and the weather was very sunny. Got a little sunburnt must try to get a spot next time with some shade. The day had a lot of new Bee Keepers come along which was great to see. Managed to meet Rocky who is a new […]

We made a Solar Wax Extractor

We have been using a series of plastic boxes and bits of paper towel as a solar wax extractor, but these only worked when the day was hotter than hell.  So we designed a Solar Wax Extractor from parts found around the house. I built a box big enough to hold the $6 baking tray […]

Our First Extraction

Yesterday we inspected the Goldie hive, just checked the supers.  We were keen to see how the girls got on with capping some more frames of honey. (Double click on the images to enlarge) We managed to find only three frames that had over 80% capped honey on both sides, so we convinced the girls […]