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Bees wax
« on: May 09, 2004, 12:27:37 PM »
About 8 pounds of honey is eatten by bees to make 1 pound of bees wax.
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Re: Bees wax
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2004, 08:54:24 AM »
Quote from: trail twister
About 8 pounds of honey is eatten by bees to make 1 pound of bees wax.
 :D Al


Yes! That is why it is usefull to let swarm buid combs with sugar liquid.

If you give 20% sugar liquid, bees carry it to nest, they build combs quickly and when combs are finished, sugar is almost consumed.