Honey Extraction and Processing

Learn how to extract, process, and store honey with step-by-step instructions.

It will take about 16 hours to strain the honey from the comb at room temperature. Figure that a 4-gallon bucket will hold 50 to 53 pounds of honey. Figure you will get 2 1/2 to 3 pounds from each frame. (Honey weights 12 pounds per gallon.)
Illustration by Elena Bulay