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Offline adamant

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this will be the first time using patties. i am looking for feed back on the mann lake patties..
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http://www.mannlakeltd.com/beekeeping-supplies/page43.html#!productInfo/7/
FD-330 Soft Patties 45 lb bulk box 1-3 boxes

Offline Jim 134

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Re: feed back:mann lake soft patties( FD-330 Soft Patties 45 lb bulk box )
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2013, 03:29:42 AM »
First of all do you have SHB in NJ ??


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Re: feed back:mann lake soft patties( FD-330 Soft Patties 45 lb bulk box )
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2013, 12:14:33 PM »
yes

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Re: feed back:mann lake soft patties( FD-330 Soft Patties 45 lb bulk box )
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2013, 12:54:55 PM »
Then think twice before using them. You can put in just enough for them to consume in a day or 2. The beetles breed in them and hide under them.
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Re: feed back:mann lake soft patties( FD-330 Soft Patties 45 lb bulk box )
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2013, 05:30:51 PM »
Keep the patties small and let the bees clean up everything before you put more.  And check the patties often, daily, checking for worms.