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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Rowan County NC
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    Default Hive top feeders

    I sell the feeders from Miller bee supply that have the wire screen to prevent drowning. Some of the people that I have sold to, complain about the screen clogging up with crystalized sugars. Does anyone else have this problem?...What do you do to fix it?
    "You have to put down the ducky if you wanna play the Saxophone!" Mr .Hoot

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    Location
    Enfield,Ct.
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    Default Re: Hive top feeders

    When I have this problem in my homemade feeders in the field,I've removed thescreen and smacked with a hive tool multiple times to shatter the sugar crystals and then reshaped with my fingers.I imagine you could boil the screening in hot water.
    I would NOT put hot water in the feeder.

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