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Author Topic: when to add a second super? did i do it right?  (Read 540 times)
adamant
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« on: May 09, 2012, 06:14:25 AM »

i have two 10 frame deep brood boxes and a medium honey super on top that is a 9 frame and 6 or so are full of capped honey except the two outer frames that are not fully drawn ed out yet. i added another 9 frame medium on top Sunday (plastic cells-and  frames).. question is :was my timing right?
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« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2012, 06:59:48 AM »

Sounds like you did just fine!

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« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2012, 07:56:02 AM »

Nothing wrong with that.  Gives them plenty of room to expand, especially if you have good population size and a flow on.
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« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2012, 11:59:51 AM »

Normally I wait until they are 80 - 85% drawn out. This year nothing is normal so I would say to you 'way to go'.   -Mike
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« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2012, 08:53:55 AM »

The only thing I might have done differently was to place the two undrawn frames in the middle and then added the second super-but nothing wrong with what you did.
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