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HIN application


I have just received my Hive Identification Number, how are other beeks applying there’s? Branding, painting ect. Are others even bothering if they have only one hive?


I have written my number with permanent marker bottom RH corner of the boxes.


I just use the biggest permanent marker I can buy and write it about 2" high on each hive.



I branded mine. I went to a kitchen store and got a $25 steak branding kit (comes with a heap of letters and numbers and an iron to slot them on). Heated it up on the stove and stamped the hive.