another feeding question

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by reidi_tim, May 14, 2012.

  1. reidi_tim

    reidi_tim New Member

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    The nucs that I bought are at about 3 weeks after install, the cut out I did has been split the because of finding the 2nd queen so late in the game. The nucs are well into drawing out their 2nd 10 frame deep, the cut out is ready for a second deep to go on them, the split is in a 5 frame nuc with 4 frames drawn out. The danish clover that dad put out is in full bloom as well as the blackberries. Should I continue to feed the three 10 frames as I'm thinking since they are all together and to stop feeding one could encourage robbing. The 5 frame nuc is about a mile away from the rest of the bees and I think I should continue feeding them. Read so much but the information seems to contradict itself on what to do.... And where to look for the best price on sugar? Best place I've found so far is the Dollar General store $2.65 for 5 lbs.
     
  2. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    If there's a flow on, I don't feed. Period.
    2 quarts for a fresh caught swarm and they are on their own.
    Why waste the money??