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House Bee
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« on: August 04, 2010, 01:44:14 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

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« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2010, 08:15:59 PM »

My experience is use the old.  They can start filling and capping much quicker.
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« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2010, 08:38:25 PM »

Ya, use what you have.   Easier on you and the bees.  The bees can clean most old frames up.
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