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fermenting honey

  1. Bee Forum
    Cut out a large hive last Sunday and placed the comb honey in a 5 gal. Bucket. It has somewhat of a vinegar smell coming from it and I'm assuming it's fermenting?! Is this normal in such a short period of time? There was some uncapped nectar! If it is fermenting is it okay to freeze and feed...
  2. Diseases and Pests
    Hi all, I had some dead outs that I tried my best to salvage while I waited for my new packages, but I did not do a good-enough job when I bagged up the brood boxes, which had some honey stores still in them. I discovered some rather large wax moth larvae in the frames today. I thought if it...
  3. Bee Forum
    I was removing a colony from a sprinkler box at the end of October. When I opened the lid the combs were broken exposing the honey in some capped cells which appeared to be fermenting. Was this really fermenting or are the bubbles caused by something else? In my experience bees don't usually...
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