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  1. Bee Forum
    Hi, I'm new to the forum. A bit of information, I'm a 6 year expat in China from the USA, Michigan. We just moved into a beautiful monster compound that had been used previously as storage. While doing a grounds sweep, I found, tucked into a stand of bamboo, an old neglected single hive box...
  2. Bee Forum
    Hello. I've discovered a source for HFCS this past summer and have been feeding my hives as a mixture of approx 25% HFCS/H20 with a little mann lake pro health added. The bees have been doing well with it and now it's getting time to 'bulking' them up for the winter. Here in SC we generally...
  3. Welcome Forum
    I have 2 colonies that were new splits this year. It is late August in Maine and I would like to feed them as they are very light on honey stores. I am in the process of switching over to natural bee keeping methods and understand the bees can become stronger/more resistant if you feed them...
  4. Bee Forum
    I was wanting to know if anyone has tried to use NO Melt Apple Dough as a Winter feed. I saw this a Meijer and pick one up. It says it only contains Rendered Beef Suet, Corn, Wheat , Artificial Apple Flavoring. I have not used it yet and I do not want to harm my bee's. This is my first year Bee...
  5. Beekeeping 101
    The bees and I are new this year. Western South Dakota, elev. 3500 ft. Started hive June 3, in the forest. Hive is now 2 deeps plus two mediums. Been feeding 1:1 since day-1. Hive appears to be bustling full with bees and much capped honey. Days are now 45deg(night) 65deg(day) but it will...
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