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  1. #1
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    Default how do u fill a frame feeder w/o drowning the bees?

    i have some mann lake frame feeders with the plastic ladder . how do u fill it without drowning the bees?

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    Default Re: how do u fill a frame feeder w/o drowning the bees?

    Fill the feeder slowly enough so that the bees have the opportunity to move up the ladder ahead of the rising syrup. There will be some bees that don't make the climb. I don't know of anything you can do for them.

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    Default Re: how do u fill a frame feeder w/o drowning the bees?

    "Anything worth doing, is worth doing slowly"--Gypsy Rose Lee
    Michael Bush bushfarms.com/bees.htm "Everything works if you let it." ThePracticalBeekeeper.com 40y 200h 37yTF

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