NOTE: WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE ITEMS AS NEEDED, SOME ITEMS MAY BE DIFFERENT THAN PICTURED. In our FREEDOM KIT you will receive:
Two complete hives. Each kit includes the following:
2- 3lb package of bees, with mated queen to be picked up at our farm here in central Illinois.
1 screen bottom board with two different entrance cleats. One cleat is for use with the included entrance feeder. The other is used without an entrance feeder.
1 entrance feeder. Just add your small mouth glass jar and feed your bees sugar water if needed.
2 Deep Hive Bodies. This is the area where the bees live. Each deep hive body comes complete with 10 wooden frames with full 3/8 side bars, and are glued and stapled. Plus each frame is already assembled with plastic beeswax coated foundation. This is a total of 20 deep hive body frames.
1 Medium Honey Super. This is where the bees store their excess honey that you can
remove. This super comes with 10 wooden frames, glued and stapled, fully assembled
with plastic beeswax coated foundation.
1 Inner cover. This goes on top of the boxes, but beneath the final top cover. This inner
cover allows for upper ventilation and an vapor barrier.
1 Telescoping Top Cover. This is the final top cover with nice white aluminum metal to
help protect it from the weather.
LOOK WHAT ELSE IS INCLUDED:
1 Plastic Pith Beekeeping Hat.
1 Veil that goes around the hat to protect the face and neck.
1 hive tool. 1 Beekeeping Stainless Steel smoker
1 Package of smoker fuel, though you can also use pine needles or other natural items.
1 Book on how to start beekeeping
2 Queen Excluder, used to keep the queen from entering into the upper super.
These hives are built right here in Central Illinois. We are a small American business with an EAS certified Master Beekeeper to help answer your questions.
You can study our online free beekeeping lessons located at:
If you have any questions, ask or give us a call or email: 217-427-2678