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Pollen Question

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So I've heard of hives on a good day bringing back pounds of nectar. How about pollen? Do they bring back pounds of the stuff on a good day?

The reason I'm asking is that my hive is on a hive scale, and I want to see if we have a spring flow around here. If my hive gains weight every day, could it be due to pollen?

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I wouldn't think a dramatic weight gain would be from pollen. Remember that bees bring back water too along with pollen, nectar and propolis.
 
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