Another colony lost to starvation. In this case, they had eaten all the winter fondant and a fair bit of the fondant placed on the hive in January - about 1 kg in total - but it was too far from the cluster.
I heard of a near-by apiary where 7/8 of the colonies have starved this winter.
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