Re: Feeding cell building colonies.
I feed light syrup as it's easier to feed the larva with light syrup than with heavy syrup. The light syrup is more like incoming nectar, which is thinner than syrup.
Do not forget the pollen patty. Too many times people think feeding is all about the syrup. That is sometimes a mistake as pollen supplies the minerals and proteins and fats, and the syrup is just carbohydrate. The pollen gives you healthy bees, and you'll want good healthy queens from the cell builder.
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