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After the last snow storm a lot of bees were flying and the snow was yellow around the hives from the bee poop. I was wondering if bee poop works as fertilizer close to the hives. I know chicken and cow poop are fairly common fertilizers, but have not heard/seen anything one way or the other about bee poop.

This was a random thought that popped into my head and wondered what other people knew/thought about this. I know it is in no way commercially viable, but it is a curious thought now.
 

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Maybe if you had one of those little bonsai trees you could try it out. Bee poo probably contributes less than wild bird poo.
 

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I wouldn't discount it. You never know...some microbe somewhere, somehow, is ever so dependent on that small contribution to the environment.

Even the river fish eaten by a bear, who wanders up the mountain to relieve itself, the nutrients support some living thing on it's way back down to the river.
 

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After the last snow storm a lot of bees were flying and the snow was yellow around the hives from the bee poop. I was wondering if bee poop works as fertilizer close to the hives. I know chicken and cow poop are fairly common fertilizers, but have not heard/seen anything one way or the other about bee poop.

This was a random thought that popped into my head and wondered what other people knew/thought about this. I know it is in no way commercially viable, but it is a curious thought now.
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