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wayne
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« on: June 27, 2012, 10:02:34 PM »

  On average when you do a cut out how big is the hive?
  Say in cubic feet of comb or square feet of comb.
  Maybe gallon of comb even.
  On average mine run about 4 square feet maybe a little more in Indiana.
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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2012, 10:15:34 PM »

four square feet of comb??

that sounds kind of on the small side to me, that would only be about four deep frames worth.

I usually get at least that in brood plus the honey comb.
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2012, 10:51:40 PM »

Last one I did was a teacup of bees, no comb

One before that was 3 pints of bees and one piece of comb 6 inches square.

Before that, 2 foot X 5 foot, X 6 inches, packed with comb. 2 deeps of bees and brood, 10 gallon of honey comb.

Before that, 6 frames of brood, full deep of bees, 3...5 gallon buckets of honey.

What is average.
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