5, 8 or 10 Frame Winter Candy Board Feeder

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Winter Candy Board Feeder

Available in a 5 frame hive, an 8 frame hive or a 10 frame hive size. Candy board feeder only - does not include the candy. Inner cover feeder from Lappe's Bee Supply & Honey Farm LLC can be used during the late fall/winter/spring months. Designed to feed your honey bee hive large amounts of hard sugar candy (recipe follows) to help them overwinter through the cold winter months. Feeder has built in adjustable entrance/ventilation holes in both the front side and the back so you can regulate air flow. Adjustable covers let you choose between an open entrance, queen excluder entrance, ventilation only, or completely closed. Feeder includes insulation sheet to help hold the heat down inside the hive.

~Candy Not Included~

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Winter Candy Board Recipe

8-1/2 c. Granulated Sugar

1 c. Corn Syrup

1-1/8 c. Hot Water

2 c. AP23 (or any pollen substitute)

2 tsp. Honey B Healthy

Combine corn syrup and hot water. Slowly whisk granulated sugar into syrup mixutre over low heat until completely dissolved. Bring to a slow boil until hard ball candy consistency is reached - 255 degrees F, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and quickly whisk in AP23 pollen substitute and Honey B Healthy. Pour mixture into candy board feeder and allow to cool completely before placing on your hive.






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  • 5
    Winter Candy Board Feeder

    Posted by Bob on Feb 18, 2021

    Sturdy, well built, works well for the bees

  • 5
    Winter Candy Board Feeder

    Posted by Nancy Kirstein on Dec 15, 2020

    High quality and arrived quickly. Now my bees will be fed all winter. I also used the recipe on the website. Worked perfectly.

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