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Offline redhat

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Pollen trap question
« on: September 04, 2012, 04:30:37 PM »
Is the pollen brushed off the bees (ie it just loses some of its pollen) or is its pollen basket ripped off ? Thanks.

Offline JPBEEGETTER

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Re: Pollen trap question
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2012, 01:18:38 PM »
It only removes the pollen but also damages the bees wings.  First time a bee goes thru a pollen trap it looses some of the pollen , the next time the bee doesn't bring as much, also the next time, then forgets and brings a large amt. Continuous cycle , but damages the wings... Like queen excluders.