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  1. Bee Forum
    So I have done a poor job of preparing my bees for winter. It is now mid October and the nights are getting down to the 60's with the day time temps in the 80's. If I feed the girls a gallon of syrup each week and pollen sub as needed would they still build up and produce more bees? Or would...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    First, I noticed online that this is very, very cheap, and then I found out that it can be harmful. It can be harmful especially when it's hot out, and in Texas, we've already experienced over 100 degrees fahrenheit and it's not even July. I found sugar to be extremely expensive, so using sugar...
  3. Bee Forum
    With 14 vitamins and 11 minerals why isn't bananas the chosen food to feed honey bees over just sugar water, yeast and soy products. In comparison of sugar, versus pollen and nectar from flowers, seems to be as a junk food to bees, as Mc.Donolds is to humans. Beside the odour of bananas, mimic...
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