Originally Posted by hazelrunpack
That would be good for a first batch. It's stronger than needed, though. Once you've gotten them to come to your feeders, you can use 4 parts water to 1 part sugar--so 1/4 c sugar to a cup of water
I usually make the first batch sweeter in a 3:1 ratio--coming off of migration they can use the extra calories
Got a batch mixed up tonight and hung one of my 4 feeders out. WHOOT! WHOOT!
I just added your above instructions to my fridge post for more batches so now it's time to play the waiting game.
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