What Do Carpenter Bees Eat?

If you have found sawdust piling up underneath perfectly round holes drilled into wood surfaces around your home, carpenter bees could be to blame. Although carpenter bees serve an essential pollination role, controlling them typically only becomes necessary if their …

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Chicken Feed Rumors Debunked

No evidence points to altered chicken feed being the cause of backyard hen egg production losses; rather, farmers blame improper nutrition, parasites and stress as contributors. Tractor Supply sells two white-label brands produced by Purina Animal Nutrition (which is owned …

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Buying Chicken Feed in Bulk For Sale

Feed is one of the biggest recurring expenses associated with owning backyard flocks. By purchasing in bulk, you can save both money and avoid worrying when more food will be necessary. Medicated feeds can help your poultry avoid diseases. Some …

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Feeding Bees in Fall and Winter

If conditions are favorable, many colonies should have enough honey stores to last the winter without needing additional supplement feedings. Otherwise, additional feed may be required. Liquid feed can present bees with difficulty when trying to forage, since their winter …

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The Best Way to Feed Bees in Spring

Engaging bees in spring foraging is an essential task, and feeding is one way to do just that. Jim and Jeff discuss the most efficient ways of feeding sugar syrup to bees prior to flower bloom. This discussion includes feeders …

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Beekeepers and Hive Feeders

Many beekeepers opt for internal hive top feeders as an efficient and cost-effective way to feed their beehives. These convenient feeders fit directly on top of the hive’s inner cover, have large capacities, and make filling them simple and straightforward. …

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Premium Chicken Feed For Healthy Feathers

Chickens need various nutrients for healthy feather growth and egg production. When selecting feed for your chickens, look for products formulated with protein, calcium, phosphorus, vitamins and fiber. Chick grit, scratch, and other supplements should only be provided as treats …

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