Cleaning Wax

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  1. Medic1259

    Medic1259 New Member

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    This may sound like a no brainier but lately I seem to not be using mine.

    How do I clean excess honey off the wax I have from a crush and strain. I assumed leave it out so the girls feed on it . Well I left it out for 2 days and they seam not to even notice it. I have put it about 10 feet away and then moved it to just by the entrance . Am I doing something wrong?
     
  2. tecumseh

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    sounds odd my girls jump on wet wax pretty dang quick..
     

  3. Jacobs

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    The state of your nectar flow may make a difference. If it is strong enough, the bees may ignore the wax and honey.
     
  4. Medic1259

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    The girls are coming and going very strong. I want to do an inspection but its too cold or its raining.. just my luck
     
  5. riverbee

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    "How do I clean excess honey off the wax I have from a crush and strain. I assumed leave it out so the girls feed on it . Well I left it out for 2 days and they seam not to even notice it."

    medic, go figure them city girl bees, that's cuz you have NEW YORK CITY bees.........:lol:

    ps you are not doin anything wrong :grin:
     
  6. Medic1259

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  7. riverbee

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    sure you can medic, just scoop it in a ziplock bag and throw it in the freezer :grin: