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Today was the best flying day since last fall being 47 degrees and sunny. Both my hives where peeking outside for a flight or two. In a couple days I'll check on the "Mountain Camp" dry sugar I left both to chew on all winter. My question is: Is it too early to add some pollen patties or pollen granules to the dry mix ?

There's nothing to forage on yet, anywhere.
 

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I don't know if it is too early for where you are, but I know if you start, you have to keep it on them until there is sufficent real for them. if not they will starve brood, and defeat what you are trying to do.
 

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OK. Then the real question is: How long will one pound of pollen last each hive ? I'm thinking that the tulips and siberian squill bulbs will start to pop in about two weeks. Same with the trees budding out. Have a few red maples & willow trees in the area that should help the cause very soon.
 
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