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    Can bee's take pure sorghum molasses as food?

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    They will, but they shouldn't. The solids in mollasses is not good for them and gives them dysentary.
    http://www.beesource.com/pov/usda/abjfeb1977.htm

    "Unrefined sugars have poisoned bees. The toxic factors in molasses and in brown sugars have not been identified. Bailey (1966)"

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