Re: In need of some advice
The problem is that corn starch can cause dysentery in bees. They cannot digest the solids, and they don't poop inside the hive, so they need to be able to fly to get rid of waste. NJ certainly has some cold weather when bees can't fly.
You may find this page on feeding by Michael Bush useful.
Personally, I'd use use pure granulated sugar, put inside the hive, as discussed at the link above.
Last edited by Rader Sidetrack; 11-20-2012 at 05:50 AM.
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