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    Comment by 'mandabow' in media 'seal off all other edges (sorry bit out of order on the last one to show how the water makes them go up and down) thne pour in syrup, or indeed at th'

    oops forgot to say.. if you really want to feed up (or will not be able to check them for along time) then cut a hole in the middle and insert a tube (effervesent vitamin tablet tubes seem about perfect size) between this and an identical unit above... when it is empty the bees chew up the poly...
  2. voila a hinge

    voila a hinge

  3. then cut round the central container to provide evaporation stop

    then cut round the central container to provide evaporation stop

  4. peel of stickers.. and wash thoraghly

    peel of stickers.. and wash thoraghly

  5. mandabow

    Why do my bees play in cow manure ?

    i would hazard a guess at salts/minerals cows like a fair bit of salt lick the pond water may not have so much of whatever they feel they are deficient in esp if it is rainwater. could also be something like sweetness of breakdown in carbohydrates in the grass the cows have eaten, depite three...
  6. mandabow

    Bees living on show

    title made me remember http://www.youtube.com/all_comments?v=AGWfib8M8FQ mad exibition from what i remeber it's jesus, above a brood box with QX below stopping swarming. kept in a dimly lit room with tube to outside. fed sugarwater with red dye, queen would not come up into the light er...
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