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So today I peeked under my outer cover and I could see the bees thru the inner cover hole. I could see the warm coming out of the hive in the cold air. Should I bee concerned that the girls are in the upper deep. I plan to do something monday and get out. Probly move frames of honey close to the cluster. Should I feed dry sugar too. Does it go under the inner cover?
 

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you can put sugar on top of inercover around hole or make a shim about 3/4 in put under inercover and feed mountincamp methed on a sheet of paper if they need it they will take it if not it will help absorb moisture
 

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You can be concerned although not necessarily alarmed. Most of my colonies stay up top pretty much all winter. But just because mine do that with ample stores doesn't mean that yours are OK. Feeding dry sugar won't hurt and if you have a good day to add, I would go ahead and do it. You'll feel better. While you're at it, give the boxes a heave and see how heavy they are. I always like to check once in a while.
 

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Tilt your hive forward and learn to get a feel how heavy it is and you will learn when they are getting light. About half of my 18 colonies where like you descibred when I checked in on them the other day but only two very very light on honey stores. If you get another warm day try to verify how much honey is in the upper super.
 
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