comb building under the Mann lake top feeder. see pic

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by adamant, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. adamant

    adamant Member

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    is this the result of a full brood boxes? (no room to expand)

    i pulled the feeder and placed a un drawn framed honey super on the brood boxes
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  2. tecumseh

    tecumseh New Member

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    you have answered your own question and you remedy is right on.
     

  3. Omie

    Omie Active Member

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    Doesn't look like those bees need feeding!
     
  4. G3farms

    G3farms New Member

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    Too much bee space below your feeder and coupled with running out of room they will build in any space big enough.
     
  5. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    I had the same trouble with feeders like that. Bees will almost always build comb up intot he middle of the feeder to the top. Its a bee space issue