Accessories and Tools

Universal Mouse Guard

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Easily fits all 8- & 10-frame hives. Adjustable Mouse Guard is easy to switch with our telescoping metal slider. Eight 3/8″ entrance holes. Made with durable 24 gauge baked-on white metal. Screw holes provided if you want to fasten to hive. Mouse-proof.
 
price $5.00

Plastic Queen Catcher

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Plastic Queen Catcher
If you need to work with your queen quickly and painlessly, this queen catcher allows you to do so. This tool makes it easy to pick the queen off of the frame and hold her without causing her harm. The vertical slots allow air to flow through the tool, and are also large enough to let workers in and out. Self-closing. Press handles to open.
  • Plastic construction
  • 2 in. x 2 in.
  • Makes it easy and safe to pick the queen off of the frame
  • Vertical openings allow for airflow and worker bees to move in and out of the tool
  • Self-closing and easy to open
Price $4.00

Stainless Queen Catcher

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Stainless Queen Catcher

If you need to work with your queen quickly and painlessly, this queen catcher allows you to do so. This tool makes it easy to pick the queen off of the frame and hold her without causing her harm. The vertical slots allow air to flow through the tool, and are also large enough to let workers in and out. Self-closing. Press handles to open.
  • Metal construction
  • 2 in. x 2 in.
  • Makes it easy and safe to pick the queen off of the frame
  • Vertical openings allow for airflow and worker bees to move in and out of the tool
  • Self-closing and easy to open

 

Price $6.00

Frame Holder

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As you inspect your hive keep your hands free and your frames off the ground.  This frame holder easily slides on and off the long side of the super, so you can take it from hive to hive. 

Price $18.00

 

Frame Grip

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This frame grip is designed to give you easy one-hand operation. It is made of aluminum alloy.

$9.95

8 Frame Spacer

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Space your frames evenly and economically with this spacing tool! Spaces 7 frames in an 8-Frame box. 

Price $14.00

10 Frame Spacer 

accessories 10 frame spacer

Space your frames evenly and economically with this spacing tool!

Spaces 8 or 9 frames in a 10-frame box. 

Price $14.00

J Hook Hive Tool

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Hook those frames and pull them right out!

This tool is also great for scraping.

Price $9.90

Economy Hive Tool

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Great quality tool for an economical price.

Features one beveled edge and an angled end. 

Price $6.00

Bee Brush 

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Great for brushing bees aside during inspections!

The long yellow bristles of this brush are soft and won’t harm the bees. The brush is 14″ long.  

Price $6.00

4×10 Stainless Steel Smoker

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Stainless steel smoker with shield and cone top. This smoker comes equipped with a suede leather bellow.

Price $30.00

Beginners Tool Kit

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This kit has everything for the beekeeper with multiple hives

This kit includes one of each:

  • 4 x 10 Stainless Smoker with shield
  • Bee Brush
  • Clearview Hat and Veil
  • Hive Tool
  • Goatskin Gloves with vented sleeves

Price $106.95

 

10 Frame Queen Excluder

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The plastic Queen excluder is a plastic screen with precise hole sizes that is placed above the brood chambers and doesn’t allow the queen to enter your honey supers. Fits the 10-frame hive box.

Price $ 6.00

8 Frame Queen Excluder

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The plastic Queen excluder is a plastic screen with precise hole sizes that is placed above the brood chambers and doesn’t allow the queen to enter your honey supers. Fits the 8-frame hive box.

Price $ 6.00

10 Frame Fume Boards

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Harvest honey with ease using Fume Boards.  They are used to evacuate bees from honey supers at harvest time.

1: Spray the felt underside of the fume board with Bee Dun (See treatments and supplements) 

2: Place it on top of the honey super. 

3: Let it rest for 10 to 15 min.                                                                       

Bees are driven from the honey super down into the brood chamber, allowing you to remove the honey super bee free.

Price $12.50

8 Frame Fume Boards

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Harvest honey with ease using Fume Boards. 

They are used to evacuate bees from honey supers at harvest time.

1: Spray the felt underside of the fume board with Bee Dun (See “Treatments and Supplements”) 

2: Place it on top of the honey super. 

3: Let it rest for 10 to 15 min.                                                                       

Bees are driven from the honey super down into the brood chamber, allowing you to remove the honey super bee free.

Price $12.50

Entrance Reducers

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Need to reduce the size of the entrance to your hive? Entrance reducers will help control ventilation and keep out pesky robbers! These fit our screen bottom boards.

Price $1.00

Hive Beetle Tray 10 frame

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This Beetle tray is specifically designed to fit Bon Aqua Springs 10 frame Screen Bottom board.

No attractant is needed, just fill the tray with food grade oil, mineral salt, Hydrated lime or Diatomaceous Earth.

(screen bottom board sold separately)

Price $8.00

Hive Beetle Tray 8 frame

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This Beetle tray is specifically designed to fit Bon Aqua Springs 8 frame Screen Bottom board.

No attractant is needed, just fill the tray with food grade oil, mineral salt, hydrated lime or diatomaceous earth.

(screen bottom board sold separately)

Price $8.00

Oxalic Acid Vaporizer

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This vaporizer comes with a removable entrance sealer that also serves to keep the vaporizer for overturning in the hive. Load the cup of the vaporizer with one gram (per brood chamber) of oxalic acid, insert it in the hive and connect it to any 12 volt car battery. The vaporization will complete in 2 1/2 minutes. Leave it in the hive for a minute more to seal in vapors and you’re finished!

Price $60.00