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markfitz
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« on: April 11, 2013, 12:58:48 PM »

hi there how can you tell the difference between nectar and pollen on the frame, and also when you see a bee returning how can you tell if its nectar shes carrying or pollen thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2013, 01:11:18 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2013, 02:49:16 PM »

Pollen will be on their legs, nectar will be in their stomach. Pl see link.  -Mike

http://www.beeswaxco.com/howbeesMakeHoney.htm
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2013, 03:19:15 PM »

thanks mike
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