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I recently bought some honeyBhealthy to try out. I added some to my feeders but thought i'd try a little experiment as well. There's feral swarms around my place and they tend to come around when i have sugar water or frames sitting out. So I put 1/1 sugar water in two buckets. One with HoneyBhealthy and set them right next to each other to see which one would draw the most bees. Well, here are the pictures and I wanna say the honeybhealthy drew in more bees. There's definitely more dead bees in the honeybhealthy bucket in the end.


The HBH bucket is on the left.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v115/rocez/P2035016.jpg

HBH bucket
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v115/rocez/P2035017.jpg

Sugar only Bucket
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v115/rocez/P2035018.jpg

Next Day end results
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v115/rocez/P2055022.jpg
 

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Why do you have comb in the buckets? If you'll cut a piece of plywood the diameter of the inside bottom of the bucket and put a rim of window screen around it you'll have far fewer bees drowning. Drill about a dozen 3/4"-1" holes through the plywood for the bees to feed through. BTW, not my idea, saw it posted on this forum.
 

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I agree i feed HBH to my bee in a chicken waterer and i use a small piece of screen and place it in the hole where the syrup comes out so they will not go inside it and die i also place sticks around in the syrup so they have something to land on and fly fom when they are full and i may have a few bees that may get wet but they can climb out and dry off.




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they had plenty to climb on and get out if you'll look in the first few pictures. This was a quick experiment. Not something I planed out. I had buckets and sugar water and thats what i used. I grabbed what was around.
 

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...if you'll look in the first few pictures. ...
I found myself looking at all the stuff you got lying around there--like a Rocky Mountain still life picture---, rams horns, what's the blue box in the upper right, and is that a juice box lying on its side? Sorry, for my short attention span.

You got some neat stuff haning around to tinker around with. Is that your man-area? :applause:
 

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Well looking at the next day results you lost more bees using HBH. I guess that is a recommendation not to use HBH. :rolleyes:

It is a sad state of affairs when bee kills bee over HBH.:lpf:
 

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I found myself looking at all the stuff you got lying around there--like a Rocky Mountain still life picture---, rams horns, what's the blue box in the upper right, and is that a juice box lying on its side? Sorry, for my short attention span.

You got some neat stuff haning around to tinker around with. Is that your man-area? :applause:
haha. the blue box is a power steering pump for a truck I don't have anymore. The juice box looking thing is a lottery ticket. The rams horns were found in the desert by my cousin . its sitting inside of a broken pollen trap next to some wood stains . To the far right is a side for my flatbed truck. A 2x4 some leaves and dirt . The black wire is extra wiring leading to the antanae for my pirate radio station. ha yeah i guess that is a little more interesting. Its all on the side of my apt.
 
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