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Offline JordanM

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Entrance Feeder
« on: March 15, 2008, 04:35:11 PM »
I was wondering how entrance feeders worked? Do the bees have to turn upside down to suck the sugar water out from the holes.

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Re: Entrance Feeder
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2008, 05:03:41 PM »
Yes.   But Boardman feeders have bigger issues than that.

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Re: Entrance Feeder
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2008, 05:50:32 PM »
I stopped using them in place of top feeders.  The Boardman feeders triggered robbing every time I used them.
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Re: Entrance Feeder
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2008, 08:17:03 PM »
The way to use a boardman feeder is to take the feeder and give it to someone you don't like.  Take the jar and put it over the inner cover hole.  :)  Then put a box around it and a lid on it.

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