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    Re: Winter Feeding question

    This is why I am evolving away from the "touching bars" designs now.
    Hive/frame design should not be obstructing normal operating procedure (e.g. feeding a nuc from above).

    The THB design is OK...
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    Re: Winter Feeding question

    Why, sure.
    I have done it many times and not concerned about "hive integrity".
    If your bees die of hunger, the "hive integrity" is irrelevant.
    I as well moved the touching bars apart to get the...
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    Re: Winter Feeding question

    Emergency winter feeding using the hard feed is part of the subject, really.
    At least the OP should know about it and how to use it.
    It may just save the day.

    Hard feed (not liquid feed) is the...
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    Re: Winter Feeding question

    Classic Top Bar is very inconvenient in cold climate (impassibility of the top bars is a huge hindrance).
    However, the passable top bars in combination with soft inner cover (burlap, canvas, duck...
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    Re: Winter Feeding question

    Because in cold climate winter the bees will readily go UP.
    But they will not go sideways (at the borderline conditions when the bees easily freeze individually when separated from the cluster -...
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