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Offline The15thMember

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Re: Moving Honey from One Hive to Another
« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2019, 02:14:04 pm »
Unless somehow you know a honey is exclusively some varietal take care when selling any with such a claim.  New testing is allowing both the quick determination of if a honey has been adulterated, but also what plant the nectar came from.  I say this as it is as I understand it not terribly plausible for a bee hive to exclusively have any one kind of source. 

What I do, because I do sell to the public, I say that my spring honey is "Primarily" whatever plant I think it is.  keeps the hair splitters out of your hair.

That is a nice looking honey!
Good advice, BAH.  I?m not selling any honey this year though, since this was my first honey harvest. I?m keeping it all to myself! :tongue:  :cheesy:  :grin:
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Online Ben Framed

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Re: Moving Honey from One Hive to Another
« Reply #21 on: October 19, 2019, 06:41:36 am »
https://beemaster.com/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=52955.0;attach=5100;image

You had a good first harvest and the honey is beautiful!!!! But as far as the bragging and rubbing it in I simply say
 :tongue:   :grin: