Honey Extraction Pajama Party

While this isn’t the usual time of the year to extract honey, I had one hive freeze a few weeks ago and I was able to salvage the honey super.  After the super thawed for about a week, the kids and I broke out the extractor this evening in order to harvest the honey.  
Luke with hot knife and Sophie with pick uncap the honey
Wax caps go into a filtered bucket for melting later
Big brother helps ponytail up Sophie’s sticky hair

Sophie and Noah

Uncapping the last frame

Luke loads the final frame into the extractor to begin the spin!
Impressed Sophie monitors the process after a post-extraction shower

Luke ramps up the speed!

By | 2015-04-01T04:04:28+00:00 February 18th, 2013|Steinthal|Comments Off on Honey Extraction Pajama Party

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