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Redesigned Pollen Feeder

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I redesigned my bucket feeder. I
shortened the tubes and added
22 1/2 degree ells to keep the
rain out. Because of another thread
I started worrying about UV rays
and it's effects on the bucket. I plan on
painting this one in an effort to prevent
damage to the bucket.

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So how does this work? Just put some pollen in the bottom (how much?) and use as an open feeder? placement? Next to the hives, 100 feet away?
I just placed my other one on two
Concrete blocks. You could hang it in a tree as well. Put as much pollen as you want.
Mine is only like 25 feet away from my hives. It's not really critical, the bees will find it.
 
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