Oval Bee Escape


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Snaps into the center hole of every Hoover Hives and NuBees inner cover

  • Harmless - Bee brushes used to empty a hive may kill/injure your bees, an Oval Bee Escape won't
  • Rapid Results - Quickly evacuates your bees through a one way exit to leave a medium honey super
  • Easy to Install - Snaps in and out of the inner cover with very little force

Have you ever wondered what the cut out in the middle of the inner cover is used for?

In some hives like Busy Bees 'N' More the cut out is shaped like a circle and is able to accommodate a mason jar filled with sugar syrup to feed your bees.

For other hives like NuBees and Hoover Hives the cut out is shaped like an oval. The oval shape is to accommodate an oval bee escape such as this one.

Bee escapes allow you to harmlessly remove the bees from a honey super that you want to harvest honey from. To do this, you simply snap the oval bee escape into the hole in the center of your inner cover. Then place the inner cover between the medium super(s) you want to harvest and the boxes you want to keep on the hive. Over a few hours the bees will exit the honey supers and will not be able to reenter because the oval bee escape is a one way exit.

To learn more about how to use them head over to our blog: How Do I Use an Oval Bee Escape?

Vendor: Galena Farms SKU: GF-OBE

  • Oval Bee Escape

Why Choose Galena Farms?

Galena Farms is a little piece of paradise grown in the middle of Ohio. Here at the farms, we are committed to bringing you creative solutions that are dependable, tested, and competitively priced.

If you've been around for any length of time, you know that the beekeeping world has been flooded with accessories and promises to make your life easier. To be honest with you, most of these products aren't worth the horse they rode in on.

Keeping our commitments means you can count on us to bring you a durable & reliable product that isn't going to fall apart on you the second time you use it. At the core of it, beekeeping really doesn't take much - a curious mind, a brave heart, and a few essential tools can pave a pathway to being successful. That's why we don't focus on selling the best/newest products under the sun because frankly, it's more than you need and it's more than you need to pay. We've been beekeeping long enough to know what works and what doesn't. Everything we sell has been tested and has received the rubber stamp of approval by Galena Farms.

Shipping & Delivery

Our beehives leave the warehouse in mint condition. In transit wooden beehives can become damaged.

We ship out your beehives out during business hours -- we typically ship within 24 hours of when the order was placed. In some cases we do ship your product out on the same day you order it, but if not, you can expect it to be shipped on the following day.

Please note that if you are ordering an assembled product, this may take a little more time.

We use both FedEx and UPS to ship our products, whichever is faster. We ship from central Ohio and on average products take 1 to 4 days to reach your house.

We try our very best to get your beehives to you as fast as possible.

Depending on your order, at times our beehives can be too large to ship in just one package. For your convenience, we will split large orders into multiple boxes that are easy to carry and less accident prone.

Although all of your packages will have left our facility at the same time, please do not be surprised if they do not arrive at the same time. Shipping companies can sometimes be unpredictable, but rest assured your packages will be there soon. Please check your confirmation email for your tracking number(s).

Please order and assemble your hive well in advanced to the arrival of your bees so you know there will be no issues. Poor planning on your part does not render an emergency on ours.

To qualify for free shipping, you must purchase $50 or more in products and live within the continental United States. If your order doesn't quite hit the $50 mark, we have a number of low cost accessories that can be added to your order. As a benefit to you, we also give deep discounts for purchasing in quantities of 2+, 5+, or 10+ of a product so that you can easily meet the $50 minimum on free shipping.

If you wish to have beehives shipped to you out of the United States, then please contact us via email and we'll get you a rate quote.

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