'Creative sourcing' is good for the environment anyway
Feed run this morning found my wards have all consumed around 25% more this week gone despite the warmer weather over the weekend.
Not only more fondant has been scoffed but also they're tucking into the outer frame stores which is, in a way, reassuring because I was concerned about denying brood space by overfeeding.
I was giving them a 2"x2"x3/8" square of candipoline and the same of my own sugar cake on the frametops each week, which was just about lasting through, but I went there today, two days early, and it was all gone in every hive.
Also observed three workers through the perspex doing waggledance.
This was on the least-active hive which is again good news (and mesmerising to watch