Sweet Bee Granulated Sugar Bee Feed - 40 lb.

$24.95

Sweet Bee Granulated Sugar Bee Feed

This sucrose feed from Lappe's Bee Supply & Honey Farm LLC can be given to your honey bees in the overwintering months as a dry feed, as a winter patty, or as a candy board mixture to help get your honey bee colony through the cold winter weather. It can also be given to your hives in the spring and summer months as a liquid feed to stimulate egg laying and increase comb building, or in the early fall to increase winter stores. Sucrose feed is the #1 feed for wax production. Can be mixed with corn sugar in a 50/50 blend to increase dietary values. 

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Winter Patty Recipe

2 lb. granulated sugar

2 lb. corn sugar

1 c. cold water

1/4 tsp. Honey B Healthy

3/4 c. AP23 dry pollen substitute (or any pollen substitute)

Combine sugar, water and Honey B Healthy; mix together. Add AP23 dry pollen and mix well. Add more sugar, if needed, until mixture reaches cookie dough consistency. Sandwich between two 12 x 7 wax paper sheets; place on top bars of hive as needed. Makes 4 - 6 patties. 

Spring Patty Recipe

2 lb. granulated sugar

2 lb. corn sugar

1 c. cold water

1 tsp. Honey B Healthy

2-1/2 c. AP23 dry pollen substitute (or any pollen substitute)

Combine sugar, water and Honey B Healthy; mix together. Add AP23 dry pollen and mix well. Add more sugar, if needed, until mixture reaches cookie dough consistency. Sandwich between two 12 x 7 wax paper sheets; place on top bars of hive as needed. Makes 4 - 6 patties.

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