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jdpro5010
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« on: March 21, 2009, 12:10:14 PM »

When mixing a pollen substitute and real pollen to form a pollen patty is it necessary to grind up the pollen pellets before mixing or can I just mix as is?
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« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2009, 03:26:23 PM »

I've always just mixed as is.
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« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2009, 03:37:23 PM »

Do you guys collect pollen from your own hives?
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« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2009, 04:08:10 PM »

I do.
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« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2009, 04:35:20 PM »

Thanks MB.  Yes I collect pollen from my hives.
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« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2009, 04:49:07 PM »

Michael , do you have a piece on pollen traps? I have a trap
 put don't know how to use it ,when to use it, or how to store
the pollen.thanks
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