The beekeeper's smoker is one of the essential tools for the beekeeper when handling a beehive. Discover the largest range of beekeeping smokers on the market at awesome prices.
For thousands of years, beekeepers have used smoke to calm bees during hive inspection sand at other times when the bees might be disturbed. A modern smoker consist of a firebox and bellow and comes in various sizes and patterns. When buying a smoker, remember that a large one does not have to be refilled with a fuel as often as a small type. A distinct advantage if you have many colonies to inspect. However the larger bellows can be awkward to use if you have small hands.
The firebox is cylindrical with a grid inside to support the fuel and to allow air to flow underneath and through the cylinder. The hinged lid opens to allow you to charge and light the smoker. With the lid closed, smoke emerges through the nozzle and can be directed as required.