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  1. #1
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    Jul 2005
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    While in the brood today I noticed a redish purple substance on the hind leggs of a worker looks like royal jelly, dose any one know what this is?

  2. #2
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    Nehawka, Nebraska USA
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    Propolis.
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  3. #3
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    Tucson, Arizona, USA
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    BTW, royal jelly is milk white with the consistency of yogurt.
    48 years - 50 hives - TF
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