1001Re: feeding in a tbh
- Nov 23, 2007--- In TopHive@yahoogroups.com, "JIm & Rebecca Payne"
>also that a mix of sugar, powdered milk and yeast can be used with
> Listen to Gary n this one. At another place in a book or mag I read
Cocconut oil as a binder. Or without the oil and just left in a feeder
> The yeast shouldbe brewers yeast and ground to small granules.nice addition.
> I am sure Gary has a recipe and I just thought this one would make a
> Jim PayneI would be very careful of using such recipes, which seem to be
founded more on superstition than rational observations of bee
behaviour and nutrition.
Since when did bees eat milk powder, yeast or coconut oil? Even sugar
should give us concern: Natural beekeepers prefer to give only honey
where possible and everything else should be regarded as suspect until
proven innocent, IMO.
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