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Bee bread

What is Bee bread?

  1. A fermented mixture of collected pollen and nectar or honey, deposited in the cells of a comb. Pollen is the primary pollen source for bees and is used especially by the nurse bees to produce royal jelly to feed the young larvae.
  2. Pollen that was collected by bees and then mixed with various solutions including honey which is stored within a cell of the comb. This is a high protein feed for both the developing larvae and bees.
  3. Pollen, collected by bees, that is mixed with various liquids and then stored in cells for later use as a high protein food for larvae and bees.

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