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Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
feeding a swarm
« on: May 31, 2016, 08:33:09 pm »
What strength syrup do I feed a newly hived swarm? My bee book doesn't say...

BKeeper

  • Joined Jan 2016
  • Isle of Man
Re: feeding a swarm
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2016, 09:29:16 pm »
One pound of sugar dissolved in a pint of water.

Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: feeding a swarm
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2016, 09:58:48 pm »
Thank you. Just hived them and saw the queen marching into the new hive!

 

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