Feeding Bees with Bruce White
A Step By Step Video
Learn to Feed Bees the right way. Featuring reasons for feeding bees, different feeders & mixes, how much honey is needed by your bees & a special demo showing how bees store syrup in the super & brood boxes. You can view it for free by clicking the play button below or visiting on youtube here.
A very special thanks to Bruce White OAM, for generously sharing his knowledge & time to make this video possible.
We feed bees sugar syrup only to sustain the colony
The important thing to remember is when we are talking about feeding bees sugar syrup, we are only feeding bees to sustain the colony and give the bees energy. We are not feeding bees to get honey. It’s always important to understand this point so there is no question that bees are fed sugar syrup to keep them alive, not to produce honey.
00:00 feeding bees intro
00:15 reasons for feeding bees
00:39 3 different types of mixtures for feeding bees
00:50 spring mix for feeding bees
01:16 autumn mix for feeding bees
01:28 dry sugar moistened with water
02:14 how much honey is needed by bees heading into winter
03:09 where bees place sugar syrup
03:54 where bees store syrup in the super
04:55 where bees store syrup in the brood box
05:44 different methods to feed the colony
06:00 the frame feeder
07:18 filling frames with sugar syrup
08:56 internal feeder tray
10:45 PET bottle feeder