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So I have done a poor job of preparing my bees for winter. It is now mid October and the nights are getting down to the 60's with the day time temps in the 80's. If I feed the girls a gallon of syrup each week and pollen sub as needed would they still build up and produce more bees? Or would they simply just store the syrup and pollen sub?

I am in Texas and we will not truly get "cold" until the end of December normally.
 

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By adding pollen as well, they may pick up some brood rearing, feeding syrup and pollen sub both simulates a nectar flow so they may pick up on the brood rearing. Is what I'm doing here to get brood rearing extended some and to get stores in place, both.
 

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put on a top feeder with thick, 5:3 or 2:1 syrup with the feeder above an inner cover with a hole in the center. discontinue the pollen sub until late winter.. the bees will back fill the brood nest. a note of caution it may not be cold enough for you to do this yet, you do not want a late summer swarm to happen.
 
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