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Offline ronwhite3030

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transferring nuc
« on: August 04, 2010, 02:44:14 AM »
so I am getting a nuc tomorrw question is should i use drawn out comb I have from an old hive or should I use new foundation for a new hive? as in does it take longer to fix up old foundation then to just make new foundation


Offline mswartfager

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Re: transferring nuc
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2010, 09:15:59 PM »
My experience is use the old.  They can start filling and capping much quicker.

Offline AllenF

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Re: transferring nuc
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2010, 09:38:25 PM »
Ya, use what you have.   Easier on you and the bees.  The bees can clean most old frames up.