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Author Topic: painting melted beeswax on frames  (Read 1529 times)
House Bee
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« on: April 16, 2013, 06:08:41 PM »

I recently purchased a shamrock mini mating nuc . it was suggested to me that I paint melted  wax on the frames. See picture. is it too much wax on this frame?
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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2013, 08:43:18 PM »

I would not worry about that thick wax.   
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« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2013, 09:20:44 PM »

IMHO mini mating nuc are a waste of resources if you are not raising Queens by the hundreds.

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