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Offline RHBee

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Propolis problem
« on: November 09, 2013, 10:30:44 PM »
I use inverted 5qt buckets to feed my colonies. It's nothing I haven't learned to deal with but I was just wondering if there was some method to keep the bees from propolizing the holes in the lid?
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Re: Propolis problem
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2013, 10:26:19 AM »
Not that I know of. I noticed that some of mine did the same when the feeder got emptied. Was there syrup left when they closed them up?

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Re: Propolis problem
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2013, 12:50:13 PM »
Yes there was s small amount of syrup in some others were empty. They also propolize the bucket lid to the inner cover.  Not really a problem. I simply rod out the holes. I was simply curious.
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Ray

 

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