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Offline colbees

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nectar flow
« on: July 26, 2012, 07:27:03 PM »
hi everyone will my bees start to eat there honey stores as the nectar flow is over? When do you begin to feed? Thanks
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Offline AllenF

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Re: nectar flow
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2012, 07:35:22 PM »
If they consume more than what is coming in. then they will eat the stores.   But unless they are starving, I would not feed until fall and only if they are light in weight.