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Does anyone leave the jar feeder hole (if you're using inner covers that have them that is) open for extra ventilation? I've been closing mine up as I have a small 1 inch notch in the inner cover ... but wondering if I might be better off just leaving it wide open?

I should note that the hole in my covers is round, the size of a mason jar lid.
 

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If there is no jar in mine, that are always open. How do you close yours up? I too have a notch in the cover for ventilation/entance/exit.
 

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I just lay a small piece of #8 screen over my feeder holes so I get the ventilation but keep the bees out of the tops. I run a quiltbox year around on my hives ( full in the wintertime and empty in the summer ) so I put the screen on to keep the bees out of the box.
 
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