What is this?

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DuaneB
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What is this?

Post by DuaneB » Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:06 pm

Had a moderate strength hive abscond. Not sure of the reason, but did find this in some of the cells. Any clue as to what it is?
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It/they look like small white eggs. Is this what Wax moth eggs look like?

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Re: What is this?

Post by Wally » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:29 pm

Looks like sugar to me.

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Re: What is this?

Post by DuaneB » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:57 pm

Interesting. I did have a British feeder on it. Didn't think they would store the sugar like that.

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Re: What is this?

Post by Wally » Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:14 pm

They may store it as sugar water and then it drys. That would explain the shapes.

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