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The weather may be fine for a quick look into the hives if it is not raining or windy. That should be sufficient to see if they still have feed. Hefting the hive a little will give an idea, especially if you have an empty one to heft beforehand for comparison.

If you are still six weeks from first pollen, it is IMO, still too early to feed patties or anything. I think three weeks is about right for an early start.

The best thing that bees can do now, if there is nothing outside for them, is to stay quiet and wait.

As soon as they get active, their life expectancy shortens, so feeding anything that is not necessary is not a good idea.
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