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krennie 

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It's very simple DJF. OMF floor and insulation over the bees. OP? The problem you are not addressing is isolation starvation. I feed fondant (bakers white bought from a baker) and I use an eke which is 50mm deep and made from 25mm insulation board. Over that sits the solid CB and the poly roof. I give a good slab some 3kilos and I lay it across the frames in the middle so there is easy contact. That will easily last you a month.

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Do you put fondant put in around December? And is that before oxalic acid treatment?
 

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"Bottom ventilation is obviously the natural trend, and ‘top ventilation’ is alien to them. In man-made hives we have created manmade problems and these need man-made solutions at times."
 

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