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Offline keito

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Supers in Winter Storage
« on: October 29, 2012, 09:07:09 PM »
Once the supers are pulled from the hive for winter and uncapped what is the best way to store through the winter months.? Thanks

Offline asprince

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Re: Supers in Winter Storage
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012, 09:17:44 PM »
I stack clean dry supers with a telescoping top on the top and bottom. I then place a moth cake in the closed up stack. Next spring I will open and air them out for a few hours before placing them on the hives.


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Offline Joe D

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Re: Supers in Winter Storage
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2012, 10:08:49 PM »
This is my first year to have supers to put up, so what I did may not bee correct but, after extracting I put supers out and let the bees clean them.  Then I bring them back inside honey house to make sure they are dry.  Inspect them, put 10 frames to the super and put as many as will fit in a 55 gal trash bag and zip tie it.



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