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I just hived a new package and am feeding with a frame (division) feeder. I'm thinking about staking another deep on top and puting just the frame feeder in it (with no frames). That way, I don't have to disturb the hive as much to refill it. Is this advisable? Thanks for your insights.
 

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You can but watch it or the next thing you will have is comb hanging off the inner cover. Instead I would add frames to the box. So if they do start to build you can control it.
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I had an empty medium stacked on top of the inner cover (over a deep) all winter. I fed the bees on top of the inner cover. I also had them inside my barn so they would stay a little bit warmer and be able to come up to feed, which they did. As soon as we get reliably warm temps, I will return to a more standard hive configuration. But this worked nicely for my situation.
 
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