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Offline Waveeater

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Cut out comb
« on: March 16, 2017, 06:27:33 pm »
I recently completed a cut out and have a Lot of old comb and comb that contains honey. The honey smells a little soured so I'm thinking of just feeding it back to my Hives. Is there a way to do this without instigating robbing at this time of the year. I was also thinking about using the old comb and putting it into swarm traps, is this a good idea?what are the pros and cons of each?any advice would be appreciated.

Offline Jeff L.

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Re: Cut out comb
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2017, 06:34:17 pm »
I just put it on the top bars, and put an empty box on to cover it.
It was nice and clean 2 days later.

Offline sawdstmakr

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Re: Cut out comb
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2017, 12:41:21 am »
Old comb is a good addition to swarm traps. I just put a piece in the bottom of a trap this evening.
Jim
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