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  1. Bee Forum
    I am looking for some ways to improve my honey handling. I store my honey in 5 gallon buckets. Of course it granulates. I have typically put them in a old chest freezer with a light bulb to heat it to liquify it. Then I poor it in my Walter T. Kelly grocers tank. The problem I am having is...
  2. Bee Forum
    We are harvesting honey from a honey super for the 1st time. I am noticing that there are a few of the cells that looks a bit "muddy" and am wondering, is this indicating we have some disease on our bees or something bad in the honey? We certainly don't want to eat if not safe. I have posted...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi its 1st of july I have extracted 4 capped frames from my hive today and they taste sweet but a little on the bitter side and looks quite dark brown like golden in color we just had the sumac bloom end here and these frames were filled after the 1st of june my question is can anyone recognize...
  4. Welcome Forum
    Hello, New to Bee Source and was hoping to find some answers from seasoned Beekeepers! Lost a hive over winter, did not seem to be a pest problem. We did get hit by the storm Goliath and it was brutal. The hive had several frames of capped honey and some uncapped. I crushed and strained the...
  5. Treatment-Free Beekeeping
    I am going to switch to TF and one of the steps is to leave them honey, stop feeding sugar. I am from Czech Republic (middle Europe). But I am also reading a lot of warnings about dysentery (diarrhea) from dark (fall) honey. I tried to Google first and I have found few topics where people...
  6. Everything Honey
    Northeast Mississippi third year beekeeper. Honey in previous years was golden to almost white. This year 2014 spring honey harvested in June was black. No adverse taste. Fall harvest in September was very dark. Fall was pulled before Goldenrod bloomed. Can anyone help explain what the...
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