Bizzy Bee Feeder

A Newly Designed Patent Pending Top of Hive Feeder - Designed and made in the U.S.A.

As an enthusiastic beekeeper, I struggled with being able to properly feed and manage my hives.


I was disappointed with the different feeder styles I purchased.

  • Entrance feeders require frequent refilling, often leak, and can encourage robbing. 
  • Internal feeders drown many bees, take up valuable frame space and required the hive to be opened. 
  • Feeding pollen patties required a spacer to be installed to provide a sufficient gap to close the outer cover.
  • Feeding dry pollen or granulated sugar requires wax paper to be placed on top of the frames.


Other hive management tasks required other components.

  • During colder months, I had to add a foam insulator under the outer cover to help insulate the top of the hive. 
  • Monitoring the internal temperature and humidity, required  a spacer under the outer cover to create the extra space needed for the sensors I used. 


Unable to find a versatile product with more than one purpose, I decided to design a feeder with features and functions I knew would help me manage my hives more effectively. 


After incorporating different ideas, testing various prototype designs, and 3 years of trial and error, I finally created the Bizzy Bee Feeder.


Simply stated: I wanted to develop something that would not only benefit my bees, but help other backyard beekeepers become more successful at hive  management.

Top / front view of the Bizzy Bee Feeder

Top / front view of the Bizzy Bee Feeder

Introducing, the Bizzy Bee Feeder

Upper Section Features

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  • Easy liquid fill design. Simply remove your outer cover and pour sugar syrup up to the fill line.
  • 1¼ gallon (4 liter) capacity liquid chamber with maximum fill line indicator.
  • Tapered liquid chamber forces fluid to the center. 
  • Circular fluid chamber access provides adequate space for several bees to feed simultaneously.
  • Tight tolerances with angled fluid chamber access, minimize bee drowning.
  • Separate dry feed chamber for pollen, pollen substitute or granulated sugar.
  • Vented cover for bee observation and accessing dry feed chamber.
  • All season front ventilation allow unwanted heat and / or moisture to escape.
  • Vent tape helps keep ants from getting into the sugar syrup.
  • Additional front bee entrance.

Lower Section Features

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  • Designed to fit both Langstroth 8 frame and 10 frame hive bodies and covers.
  • Hi density polystyrene construction is strong for long life and provides insulation during colder months.
  • Built in spacer for pollen patties, fondant  or sugar candy during the spring or fall. 
  • Queen cage introduction cutout eliminates the need to place the cage between frames when introducing a new queen. 
  • Temperature and humidity sensor cutout area designed to work with various technologies for internal hive monitoring. 
  • Separate bee access to fluid chamber and dry feed chamber.
  • Support feet provide extra support and allow the feeder to be placed on a flat surface reducing crushed bees during hive inspections.