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Offline Jen

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Difference Between Brood Patties and Pollen Patties
« on: July 22, 2020, 10:49:02 pm »
How are they different? Plus there are winter patties, spring patties?
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Re: Difference Between Brood Patties and Pollen Patties
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2020, 10:53:30 pm »
winter patties have a higher carb vs protein ratio. my experience with pollen substitutes is that hives beetles love them & the bees mostly ignore them.

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Re: Difference Between Brood Patties and Pollen Patties
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2020, 08:13:47 am »
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Re: Difference Between Brood Patties and Pollen Patties
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2020, 11:05:13 am »
Hi Rober, I've been using winter and spring patties for years and the bees eat it right up. No beetles yet.
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Re: Difference Between Brood Patties and Pollen Patties
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2020, 12:11:32 pm »
Jen
if you keep rubbing it in that you do not have hive beetles I'm going to mail you a few hundred of them!!  ;D