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  1. #21
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Charlotte, NC
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    Default Re: Do any of you feed to help them build cone?

    Quote Originally Posted by SRBrooks View Post
    Michael:
    Is it true that they will often fill up any and all available comb with syrup, so much that the queen has no cells left in which to lay?

    Sondra
    With our fall nectar flow almost done, I've been feeding heavy syrup in several rounds. My nucs have drawn comb overhead and are backfilling it as each cell progresses, often mixed with pollen. It's quite a beautiful thing to see.

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Spicewood, Texas, USA
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    232

    Default Re: Do any of you feed to help them build cone?

    I use TBHs, and the girls are building comb like mad. Interesting though: it's brand-new comb, and it's lemon-yellow!

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