National Observation Hive - comes complete with 1/4 gallon contact feeder and shutters, will hold 1 brood frame and 2 super frames (frames not included) has a central pivot point in place for turning the observation case and an external entrance and comes complete with two double glazed units. This item is made of mahogany
To be used with our observation case, the internal bore is 19mm and is suitable for fixing to the plastic pipe of the observation unit and allows flexibility when positioning the unit.
Price per metre
100 x 1.6g tablets = 160g Pot
500 x 1.5g tablets = 750g Pot
Best tool on the the market for vaporising oxalic acid tablets and crystals this runs off a 12V car battery, this method can be used at temperatures as low as -10c.
Use for cleaning weathered cedar assisting in returning your hive to its natural colour.
Just making bird boxes out of western red cedar timber off cuts
High Quality water based acrylic enamel, based on self-cross linking resins with excellent performance and great resistance.
Tested and verified by the Agriculture Department of Agricultural University of Athens (Greece) considered as an ideal material for the painting and maintaining of wooden bee hives used in beekeeping.
Available in 4 colours - WHITE, GREEN, BLUE, YELLOW
INSTRUCTIONS AND APPLICATION - APPLY WITH ROLLER OR BRUSH WITH A TIME INTERVAL OF TWO HOURSE BETWEEN THE COATS. THE APPLICATION IS CARRIED OUT AT AN AMBIENT TEMPERATURE FROM 12 DEGREES TO 30 DEGREES CELCIUS AND MAXIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY UP TO 75 DEGREES CELCIUS.
DO NOT APPLY WHEN THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF RAIN FOR THE NEXT 48 HOURS, STIR WELL THE CONTENT OF THE CONTAINER, THEN THIN THE PRODUCT WITH THE DESIRED WATER QUANTITY. ALLOW TO STAND FOR 5 MINUTES AND THE PRODUCT WILL BE READY TO USE .
A Stainless Steel Frame Rest
an ideal aid, allowing you to easily rests 2 or 3 frames whilst examining your brood chamber
WILL FIT ALL CEDAR HIVES AND POLY NUCS BUT NOT POLY HIVES.
Ideal for removing propolis and wax from hive tools, smokers, gloves, bee suits, especially poly hives...Totally bio-degradable and comes in 1kg bag.
This is a simple device which lets you look into the hive to see how your bees are doing, fitted with a porter bee escape and so can be used as a clearer board.
Available for NATIONAL, COMMERCIAL or WBC
This heavy jute can be cut to any size you require, we ourselves use this product on our bees as it is easy to peel one corner up to look into the hive and also easy to cut a small feed hole in the centre.
Insulated Quilt which is 20mm thick and made from recycled foam, fits inside an eke, super or brood chamber to help keep your bees lovely and warm, available in all hive sizes.
is made of treated timber, can accommodate two hives and has collapsible legs ,Dimensions = 5ft Long x 18” Wide x 19” High and made from 1 3/4” x 3 3/4” timber.
Very strong and virtually indestructible.
With round edges so the bees don`t damage themselves while moving around the hive.
Available for LANGSTROTH HIVE ONLY
Available for NATIONAL, COMMERCIAL or LANGSTROTH,
this enables you to make your own frame if you should wish but they are designed to go straight onto the hive.
Available for NATIONAL, COMMERCIAL, WBC, (MD) MODIFIED DADANT, LANGSTROTH and SMITH HIVES.
The round wires are accurately spaced in a metal frame, secured into a wooden frame, rounded wires ensure no damage is caused to the bees.
This is the queen excluder we use, made from a galvanised sheet
stamped with our own tooling.
Available for NATIONAL, COMMERCIAL or WBC HIVES
National / Commercial Stainless Steel Queen Excluder
Made from 6mm exterior ply and then framed with redwood batons.
Comes with porter bee escapes.
Available for NATIONAL, COMMERCIAL, WBC, M.D. SMITH, LANGSTROTH
An ingenious invention that helps stop your bees from swarming.
AVAILABLE FOR NATIONAL OR COMMERCIAL HIVES.
Available for NATIONAL, COMMERCIAL or WBC hives, this is our preferred method of clearing our bees, a simple 6mm plywood board in a wooden frame with a large hole drilled centrally and fixed with a rhombus escape, there are no moving parts so there is nothing to be clogged by the bees.
A simple diamond shape escape made of plastic with no moving parts.
Suitable for WBC or Gabled Roof
Supplied plain or with a hole to take a porter bee escape.
Several hundred times stronger than glass, this quilt offers better insulation & will not cause condensation.
available 3/4" in length, black japanned gimp pins used for assembling frames and other jobs in the apiary,
100g will do approx 70 frames
A simple plastic disc with four positions. 1.Open 2.Queen Excluder 3.Closed but with Ventilation. 4. Totally Closed.
Available in :
1 inch or 1.5 inch Lost Head
1.5 inch or 2 inch Headed
Approx. 250g of frame wire supplied on a bobbin for customers who prefer to wire their own foundation.
a crimping device to make wiring frames so much easier.
These are small rings which are punched into the side bar of the frame, this stops the wire cutting into the wood.
Approx 1000 eyelets per pack.
Place eyelet onto machine, place your frame in the channel provided and push handle down, the eyelet will be imbedded into the frame with a hole for the wire to go through.
Green, red, white, yellow, and blue, with spacing of 1 7/16inch.
National 14x12 Eke
A cedar wood extension piece that fits underneath a standard national brood chamber providing extra depth to accommodate 14 x 12 frames.
Available in Cedar flat packed or Cedar assembled.
For National or Commercial Hives
This will turn a National brood chamber in to a 10 frame Commercial made from western red cedar.
Available in white only with spacing of 1 7/8inch.
A simple perforated metal strip which can be easily applied to the front of your bee hive.
A simple plastic clip which clips to the top of a Dn1 and Sn1 side bar to give the perfect Hoffman spacing.
Available for NATIONAL or COMMERCIAL hives, a
redwood frame with perforated galvanised mesh stapled to it gives the full hive ventilation.
National 9 Slot-National 10 Slot- National 11 Slot
WBC 8 Slot-WBC 10 Slot
A straw bowl which is used for collecting swarms of bees.
Dimensions = 12" high and 15" across
A simple plywood box with plenty of ventilation used for taking swarms or making up nucleuses on site.
Made from western red cedar with a galvanised metal roof cover, with space within the roof to accommodate 1/2 gallon contact feeder.
Comes with solid floor, brood chamber, crown board and roof.
Made of galvanised steel.
Available for NATIONAL, COMMERCIAL, WBC, GABLED, LANGSTROTH, SMITH AND (MD) MODIFIED DADANT.
A simple magnetic device, drop a fram nail into the end of the rampin and then push down on to the frame, no more bruised fingers.
This version of Cuprinol is the only clear insecticide free product in their range. It gives protection to wood against all types of rot, decay and woodworm. Apply only to the external surfaces of your hive. One litre will cover 8 square meters with two coats, enough therefore for approximately five hives.
High strength, creating a bond which is usually stronger than the wood itself at an extremely attractive price.
An ideal product for stopping up woodpecker holes and splits in your hive.
A must when wiring your own frames with foundation.
This transformer can be used for running your own wiring board or for embedding wax into pre-wired frames.
It is easy to gather propolis using this plastic mesh, place on top of your bee hive then add the 4 ventilation strips and put your roof back on, the bees will feel the draft from the strips being in place thus making the bees propolise the plastic screen, place screen in deep freeze for a minmum of 12 hours then take out roll up and propolis will drop off.
Available in all sizes.
Pollen trap attaches to hive using the hooks supplied, the bees crawl through the plastic pollen mesh which removes pollen from their legs, this falls through a stainless steel grid into the plastic collection tray.