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Is this drone comb? any thoughts/comments much appreciated.
Yep, that's drone comb
Yes, those are drone cells.
thanks for the replys, does it indicate anything I need to worry about? should I scrape it off?
The bees will raise as many drones as they think they need. I would open a few drone cells just to look for mites on the pupae but not necessary. When they build drone cells on the bottom of frames I would remove them but the ones on the frames are fine.