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How long do you normally need to feed packaged bees after install??? I've been feeding for 24 days now... About a quart per day but I'm getting down to a quart per 36 hours lately...:s
 

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Lot's of answers for that but I usually feed until they stop taking it. Some seem to never stop while others ignore sugar water whenever there's a good flow. If I have a slow hive, I keep it on all the time. If I hive a package late in the year (like this year, I'll be putting in one late package in June), I keep the food on to kick start the comb building...especially if I hived them on foundation to begin with.
 

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Sugar Daddy, if you installed your package bees on foundation...you should feed them until they get the combs drawn out in your brood chamber(s). If a nectar flow is on they will often prefer nectar over the sugar syrup. But in any case, keep feeding until they get their foundation drawn.
 
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