to go with the flow…. or not?

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I’ve been receiving a few emails recently about the Flow Hive.  In case you haven’t heard of them, the Flow Hive is a fairly recent invention which makes beekeeping and production of honey more convenient than traditional methods.

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A Flow Hive from http://www.honeyflow.com

However, not everyone is a fan of the Flow Hive and the verdict is still out as to whether they are as good a product as expected.  Some of the criticisms relate to the use of plastics in the partially preformed hives.  Some have even compared them to chickens and the use of battery farms.  The article from one of my favourite websites, Milkwood Farm, below makes some good points and it’s interesting to read some of the comments (click on the link below to read the article).

I’d like to do a bit more research on the topic.

Milkwood – Is the flow hive actually a good idea?

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