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  • Does Royal Jelly Make a Queen?
    August 14, 2017 BlythewoodBeeCompany Admin

    Does Royal Jelly Make a Queen?

    Royal jelly. A majestic, sumptuous name for what is very much akin to worker bee snot.

    Secreted from glands in the heads of nurse bee proles, this milky-colored, protein-rich substance is created for the sup of the newly-hatched Apis mellifera. While it is just a limited-time garnish for the ‘beebread’ (fermented pollen) and honey diet of young worker bees, the queen feeds exclusively on this luxury foodstuff.

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