Beekeeping, Honey Bees open feeding vs beehive top sugar syrup feed bottles.Corn feeders

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Open feeding honey bees,pro and con. Beehive top feed bottles by Beekeeper John Pluta, Milledgeville Georgia. Beekeeping fall bee feeding ideas and variations. CLICK FOR OTHER IDEAS AT georgiabees.blogspot.com Sugar syrup honey bee hives top feeding inside and outside. Beekeeping ideas on fall buildup to prevent honeybees starving over winter.Use sugar or high fructose corn syrup for beekeepers honey bee hives over wintering.

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  1. retiredtrucker50
    9:11 am on February 26th, 2010

    Thanks for this post it gives me and ideal in the future of a new way of feeding my bees in the future

  2. taylorarmy
    9:42 am on February 26th, 2010

    hay do you think 1 1/8 hole will work for the bottle feeding on the top of the hive and what in sort is on the hive can you explain that a little more please thanks jon new beekeeper

  3. johnpluta
    10:32 am on February 26th, 2010

    Bees DO NOT transfer disease from clean feed.
    Robbing bad honey combs would be a foul brood problem. Just WHAT disease were you thinking??
    If you listened you would have also heard this was emergency feeding 124 NUCS that would have starved due to bad weather.
    Those also were NOT wasps but YELLOW JACKETS which are so small and quick they sneak into hives to rob anyway.
    Now I am BARKING MAD.

  4. Fantamonkey
    10:59 am on February 26th, 2010

    Hahaha! You’re a man of action!!! :)

  5. cordovanbee
    11:06 am on February 26th, 2010

    oh yeah look at all the action! will try this thanks for posting

  6. thecommandobear2
    11:36 am on February 26th, 2010

    Your all barking mad , this has got to be the quickest way for bees to transfer a diesease to each other and to allow wasps to feed at all is just wrong, I under stand the need to feed as a beek my self but i would never ever allow anyone to do this or to allow anyone to evan think of it, thsi realy is very very poor beekeeping practises

  7. fotohogger
    12:31 pm on February 26th, 2010

    I too feed in the open frequently. I also have some inside feeders and entrance feeders. I use the entrance alot but rarely the inside as it is just too much trouble and takes up frame space.

  8. gstonegraphix
    1:26 pm on February 26th, 2010

    nice video=

  9. poprocz
    1:47 pm on February 26th, 2010

    Excellent video, their so drunk and preoccupied with the sugar water their paying you no mind.

  10. Kevin Braun
    7:51 pm on March 7th, 2010

    Nice video – they are too busy in their own world…

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