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  1. Feb 19, 2018
    OzarkSerenityAcres

    OzarkSerenityAcres Overrun with beasties

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    Are there any users of the Flow Hive?
    Is it worth it? Is it as advertised? Are you happy with it?
     
  2. Feb 19, 2018
    Latestarter

    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Golden Herd Member

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    Some of us discussed it when it first became a "thing" but I don't know of anyone here who decided to try it out. :idunno
     
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  3. Feb 19, 2018
    Maggiesdad

    Maggiesdad Loving the herd life

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    No experience with it... first impression is that one would have to be a pretty skilled beekeeper to achieve good results.
    For example, here in Central Va our summer flow frequently crystallizes in the comb and is unextractable. There are flow groups on f book.
     
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    OzarkSerenityAcres

    OzarkSerenityAcres Overrun with beasties

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    Will look into that...thank you
     
  5. Feb 21, 2018
    Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Loving the herd life

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    I looked into it when it first was introduced. I have some concerns with the idea of it, but I haven't tried it out.
     
  6. Feb 21, 2018
    BoboFarm

    BoboFarm Loving the herd life

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    I've looked at them but if we ever do bees I'm going to join our local bee keepers club and go from there.

    @Happy Chooks What are your concerns?
     
  7. Mar 2, 2018
    Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Loving the herd life

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    Plastic breaking, squishing bees when you close it, honey crystalizing, making sure it's cured long enough to actually be honey.