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House Bee
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Location: Michigan

« on: May 06, 2012, 05:07:30 PM »

I had a swarm move into a dead hive of mine, that had been infested w/ wax moth.  I opened it up to swap out some frames - but this is a big swarm, and they were pretty much covering all the frames, hard at work cleaning up things.  Should I let them clean it up?  Or should I plan on a day of brushing them off, and put in new frames?  Never had to deal w/ this before.  Thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2012, 08:27:46 PM »

Let the bees clean it up.   They will do it better than you can.   
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