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Re: Hummingbird Help needed

  • Subject: Re: Hummingbird Help needed
  • From: Bob <bobaxe@sbtek.net>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2002 14:58:48 -0500

jerry hess wrote:
> Carol
> for years I have not been boiling or heating the
> water.  In fact, I don't even measure the sugar.  As
> long as the tap water is hot enough to disolve the
> sugar (doesn't take much)the hummers will be more than
> happy to indulge.

Hi everyone
	If I remember right they boiled the water to kill bacteria so the mix
didn't go bad so soon. This was so you didn't have to fill them so often
or so the birds didn't get bad sugar water. 
Bob             Bob Axmear  208 2nd St Ne  Waukon, Ia 52172
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