Recipes with Beefondant

 

Couplet's Beefondant is perfectly convenient both for the spring stimulation feeding (bee feed paste / bee candy)  and for the autumn feeding (sugar syrup).

Beefondant sugar powder is very simple to use.  You will find our recipes below :

Spring bee feeding (paste - candy)

The spring bee feeding aims at stimulating the colony.  The feeding is given to the bees at the very beginning of spring.  It is usually provided in the form of paste (candy).

 

Recipe :

  • Mix 25 kg Beefondant with 2,8 kg water

or

  • Mix 25 kg of Beefondant with 2,5 kg water and 1,5 kg honey.

Heat at 30-35°C to help homogenization

 

Keep in container or airtight bags until used.

You can add honey (honey of your own production, to avoid any external contamination) , pollen or alternative protein sources to enrich your preparations.



Winter bee feeding

Winter bee feeding aims at stimulating the queen to lay as many eggs as possible.  It is provided in the end of the summer.  It is prefereably used under the form of a liquid syrup (sweet solution - stimulating liquid syrup)

 

Recipe :

  • Mix 60 % Beefondant with 40 % water
  • Heat possibly to 30-35°C to accelerate the homogenization
  • Ready to use
  • You can add 1 % of acetic acid should you wish so

You can add honey, pollen or alternative protein sources to enrich your preparations.

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