Round Ross Comb Honey

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Round Ross Comb Honey

Post by ttthay » Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:58 am

Has anyone ever sold any ROund Ross Honeycomb in the round containers? If so, what is the going rate for each round container now days? THanks

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Re: Round Ross Comb Honey

Post by Jacobs » Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:34 am

I have not sold Ross Rounds, and I don't know anyone who has. I did just get back from the NCSBA summer meeting in Lumberton with a free March 2012 "Bee Culture" Magazine. I don't know the methodology of information collecting, but they reported the March price people in our region were getting was $6.15, the lowest. The highest regional price was $8.75. The average of all regions was $7.69. I don't get the magazine so I don't know if they publish this monthly or how accurate the averages are. They did have $7.14 as the reported price for a pint of honey in our region, and I think this may be a little low for most beekeepers this season.

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Re: Round Ross Comb Honey

Post by braswell » Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:08 am

I have one ross round super and I have been asking around myself on the going price. I have heard $12 but that seems a little expensive. I do know that it cost us $2.50 per container. I have sold mine for $6 and feel like it is a deal. The containers are so expensive I might start cutting the rounds in half and dropping them in a jar. RB

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