Nectar or Not.

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by Tomgillane, Oct 19, 2017.

  1. Tomgillane

    Tomgillane New Member

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    It is fall, October 19th, in the Atlanta, GA area. I am new at bee keeping and have a question about my bees coming in with or without nectar. My bees are very active now. I see allot coming in with pollen and many without. Do the bees without pollen have nectar or are they just coming in for a break?
     
  2. roadkillbobb

    roadkillbobb Active Member

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    thats just normal activity..bees leave the hive to take a dump literally , so not every bee leaving has to come back with pollen...just take a peek inside to see if they will have enough stores for the colder weather and if not start feeding them..
     

  3. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    How is your rainfall, what do you have in bloom, and are your hives gaining weight. If they are not you will need to feed syrup at least.