Beekeeping Equipment & Supplies

Beehive Lifts & Carts for Effortless Beekeeping

Best Beehive Lifting Equipment and Carts

Beekeeping can be an enjoyable hobby but it comes with its share of challenges, more so, when your operations expand. Your one beehive that initially required a little work easily demands more once your hives are more than you can handle. Fortunately, beehive lifting equipment and carts grant some leverage at this point of your operation. These ingeniously designed technological advancements help eliminate the heavy work required while working at the apiary. The thoughtful and tested gadgets help avoid back pain and allow the beekeeper to work more efficiently without straining. Some of the beekeeping equipment that requires some muscle to move around include beehives, loaded honey supers (50+ pounds), supplement feed buckets, honey pails, hive stand blocks and other beekeeping equipment. Winter is particularly the time of the year when you might be forced to carry the hives in and out of the apiary. Furthermore, the peak honey seasons for huge operations prove to be the most challenging. Ferrying tonnes of full supers is a task that will require some special equipment. As such, in this article, we'll discuss the best beehive lifting equipment and carts that do a great job at the task.

Read More »

What are Beekeeping Wiring Boards?

Best Beehive Frame Wires

Enhance your beekeeping skills with our guide on wiring beehive frames! Wiring adds strength and support to the wax comb, preventing sagging and ensuring durability during honey extraction. However, not all frames require wiring, especially those in deep brood boxes not exposed to extraction forces. While wiring offers structural benefits, it can complicate comb cutting, especially when removing queen cells or harvesting comb. Despite these nuances, wiring is a valuable skill for beekeepers, providing a balance between frame strength and usability. Dive into the detailed methods and considerations for wiring beehive frames in our article.

Read More »
Skip to content