bee bread


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bee bread

A term for either of two or more herbal therapies:
(1) Borage, see there; Borago officinalis.
(2) Red clover, see there; Trifolium pratense.
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The base of their product is natural honey, propolis, pollen, royal jelly, bee bread and other nutrients produced by the bees.
Watching the bees zipping around I realise that above my city there is another city full of busy worker bees and drones, dancing to tell each other where to find pollen, eating bee bread and royal jelly and tending to their babies and queen.
Bee bread is made from honey and pollen (pol-len) from flowers.
Honey and bee bread are usually present, and there is often evidence of recent brood rearing.
A microbiologist has discovered the microbial ingredients honeybees embed in the nutrient-packed pollen derivative known as bee bread.
You have to be concerned about their resources: Is there enough honey and bee bread to allow the colony to appropriately and fully feed the hatching larvae?
Bees do not eat pollen, they eat bee bread which is pollen silage, I if you will, that is also stored in cells in the comb.
As long as you provide the proper "volume" so the colony can grow and the queen lay and enough nectar and pollen can be converted to honey and bee bread and used and stored for later having multiple small boxes can work as well as one or two deep boxes.
Every colony must have lots of stored honey with the normal supply of bee bread collected.
These workers go through assignment levels in the colony based on age from feeding and caring for young, to house cleaning, hive repair work, to guard protectors and lastly to foragers who risk themselves outside of the hive to bring back food (nectar/pollen) that is stored and preserved as honey and bee bread.
Honey or bee bread cannot be stored for use and the colony will slowly age and die off.
Denny showed us the difference between the bee bread and the honey which can lie side by side in the comb.