Beekeeping Equipment and Supplies to Get Started

By Value Magazine Team on 12 September 2018 at 11:10 am
Apiary - Beekeeping Equipment and Supplies to Get Started


Beekeeping is a profitable venture.  It is good to know what equipment you need before you venture into the business.  Most people think that when you acquire a beehive, you are ready to go into bee keeping. 

There are several other equipment and tools required if you want to be a successful bee keeper. It is good to note that some on the equipment listed below are optional depending on your setup. You can also improvise on some of the tools

Bee hives


Bee Brush

Queen Excluders

Hive tool

Observation hive

Bee suit


Wax Press

Feeder box

Honey Harvesting tools/equipment

Wax Melter

Solar Wax Melter

Food Grade plastic


Honey Straining Cloth for Sieves

Honey Settling Tanks

Stainless Steel Sieve

Honey Extractor

Decapping Fork

Decapping Tray

Uncapping Fork

Propolis Cleaning Hook

Honey Strainers


How to get the colony as a starter, to start rearing?

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By Value Magazine Team

Value Magazine was founded in 2018 by Mutuku Ndeti, a farmer with interests in poultry, horticulture, and fruit farming. You can follow him on twitter here. The goal of Value Magazine is to offer beneficial content on agribusiness, value addition, manufacturing, and productivity.  We believe not only in producing but also adding value to the product. 

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