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13892Re: Top feeder issues

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  • roger
    Jul 1, 2009
      I used chick waterers in empty deep on top this spring and worked great. put lil sticks for floaters to keep bees from drowning. Also used some rough sandpaper to sand plastic so bees had better traction to walk op sides. roger NJ--- In Beekeeping@yahoogroups.com, "Stephen Epstein" <stephen@...> wrote:
      > Does the water drip out?
      > > I made a feeder using a mason jar. I punched tiny holes in the lid (that's
      > > the key, they need to be as small as possible), filled with sugar water,
      > > and then just turned it upside down on top of the frames with an empty
      > > super on top to enclose it. When the bees are really hungry, you'll have
      > > to fill it nearly every day, but I didn't have any drowned bees :o)
      > >
      > > :
      > --
      > Stephen Epstein
      > http://www.bigdipperphotos.com
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