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Couple of Questions about Processing Honey

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:54 pm    Post subject: Couple of Questions about Processing Honey Reply with quote

Hi everyone,

I had two questions about harvesting. The first is, is it better to process the honey and store it in a jar now, or is it better to leave it in the comb on the bar until I am read for it (as long as I can keep the ants away)?

Second, I have some comb with honey in it that has already crystallized. How do I process this? I would guess I have to heat it up a bit? But not enough that the wax melts.

Oh, just thought of another one. I'm crushing and straining, and once the honey isn't dripping from the strainer anymore it still seems like there's a decent amount of honey in the comb. Is there anyway to get this last bit, or is that just a little bit that you lose when you process this way?


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