my hive is taking in the corn syrup big time....can you feed them too much? or once the nectar flow starts will they leave the corn syrup alone?
You must learn to check, how much food hive has. First you lift the hive with one hand and you assume the weight. If hive is light, you just open covers and look, if you see capped food enough.
There is articles to give food. Sugar is better give about 10 lbs at one time, but after cleansing flight.
If hive has too much food, it restrict the brood area.Your job must be based on knowledge, not on belief. One knowledge is when you see your self