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Reddog
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« on: March 06, 2006, 06:25:41 PM »

My hive of bee's are still in winter mode.  Spring will be here very soon, is there anything I should do while the bee's are still in winter mode Huh As always thanks for the help.

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« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2006, 06:29:30 PM »

Hi Reddog,

Mine are in the same mode. Spring will start here soon.  You can do a couple of things to help them along.

Put on a pollen patty of some sort and you if you medicate, you might want to do that now so that the medicine will be done by the time it's supering time.
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2006, 10:19:42 PM »

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is there anything I should do while the bee's are still in winter mode Huh


JUst wait. You cannot do any usefull.

My hives have cleansing flight during 2 weeks. After that I check food, I change bottom boards and I put terrarium heaters on bottoms.

In first week of April I start pollen patty feeding. Snow cover goes away about 10.4. and willow starts blooming 1.5.
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