Leaking top bar feeder
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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
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    NYC, NY
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    Default Leaking top bar feeder

    I just installed my first 2 warre hives two days ago. I am currently using top bar feeders. I have noticed that one of the feeders is leaking despite the bees being very active inside. I was thinking about removing the feeder to fix it but am worried to disterb the hive before the queen is accepted. Should I remove the feeder and fix it or should I wait longer until the queen is definitely accepted? Also will it have any negative effects being that it is leaking down into the wall of the hive.

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  3. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Location
    clarksville, virginia usa
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    29

    Default Re: Leaking top bar feeder

    My opinion is that you should fix it. The more sugar that leaks the more danger of robbing, ants, ect, not to mention the mess.

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