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Solar Wax Melter

The cool equipment that we got to use today was the solar wax melter. It has been really grey and rainy lately and not sunny enough for this to work. But today was lots of sun. Cappings, bridge comb and any old wax go in a get melted.

We also went through hives per our records and fed a few colonies.


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