Re: Cold weather installation on foundation
> I'm thinking of blocking up the reducer and bringing both hives into the garage for the next week.
I would wait on this to see what has happened with the feed levels each day. If the levels drop, clearly they can access the feeder. Make sure it doesn't run out. If you have to, you can swap out cold feed for warmed feed containers on a daily basis for a few days.
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