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Author Topic: Late winter/spring feeding  (Read 829 times)
New Bee
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« on: March 21, 2005, 06:41:00 PM »

Have been checking my bees every month and started a 2 to 1 sugar syrup with fumigil last week.  Am I doing something right?
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« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2005, 07:28:26 PM »

2:1 is for Fall feeding when you want them to store it away for winter.

1:2 is used to stimulate the queen to start laying & 1:1 is used to encourage comb building.

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