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Offline jsmob

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when to add foundation supper on drawn comb supper
« on: March 26, 2008, 08:32:38 PM »
Hi folkes.
 I will be starting two packages of bees this year. I have two supers of drawn comb that I will be putting them into. I know that if you start them on foundation that you wait til about 7 frames are drawn before you add another super. My question is, can I just set a super of plastic foundation on them right then or do I wait? When do I put the next super on?

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Re: when to add foundation supper on drawn comb supper
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2008, 08:59:24 PM »
You wait until you are 80% full. The frames need to be full of brood honey and pollen.

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Re: when to add foundation supper on drawn comb supper
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2008, 09:36:45 PM »
Thank you for the info.