Douglas Farm

NJ Honey and Bees

Feeding Recipies

Syrup

B-Tea Recipies

A. Simple

25lbs Sugar, 3.5 Gal Water, Honey-B-Healthy, Amino-B Booster

Put sugar in 5 gal bucket; add Honey-B-Healthy and Amino-B Booster then fill with water and mix.

B. Honeybeelives.org / sebcbees.com

2 Gal Water, 16lbs Sugar, Thyme, Chamomile Tea, Dandelin Root Tea, sea salt

Boil water with thyme, remove heat, make tea with chamomile and dandelion, remove tea bags, add sugar and dash of salt, strir well, allow to cool, refrigerate unused tea.

Essential oils that are good in making B-Teas:

Lemongrass, Spearmint, Wintergreen, Peppermint, TeaTree, Thyme

More essential oil info here

Patties

"Dry Ingredients" - Mix:

  • 1/4 oz Latshaw Vitamin
  • 3.5lbs of Crude Protein Supplement
  • 1/2 lb Bee Pollen

"Liquid Ingredients" - Mix 1 tablespoon of Honey-B-Healthy, 1 teaspoon of Amino-B Booster and one of these three:

  1. 1/2 Gal High Fructose Corn Syrup
  2. 1/2 Gal of warm water mixed with 8lbs of Sugar
  3. 6lbs of your previously extracted honey

Mix dry and liquid in a large bowl. Then roll out on wax paper. Put holes in paper.

Candy Board

10 to 11lb batch:

7lbs Sugar, 1 Pint Corn Syrup, 1 Pint Water, Honey-B-Healthy, Amino-B Booster

  1. Bring sugar, water and corn syrup to a boil (220 to 230 deg)
  2. Wait till syrup has cooled before adding protein, less than 160 deg.
  3. Add 1lb of "Dry Ingredients" in the Patty Recipe for 4% Protein or 2lbs for 8% protein.
  4. Pour mixture into a large flat mold and allow to cool

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