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hjon71
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« on: July 06, 2013, 09:08:08 PM »

Do you normally run all frames through a freezer before storing over winter? I will have some with comb and some that I cut the comb out of and scrapped as clean as I could(really old dark stiff comb). I really don't want any nasty surprises next spring.
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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2013, 09:15:48 PM »

I freeze it all before.  We never did back in the day, but now I do.  I also don't scrap or clean any of the frames either.  I do let the bees rob out any honey after extraction, but then a couple days in a deep freezer and then into the cooler for next spring. 
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« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2013, 09:47:39 AM »

It freezes outside here... no need for a freezer...
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