Finally had a warm day here after two months sub-freezing with snow and ice. Found one hive dead. Starvation. Upper HB had 6 frames full or partial honey on either side of center. Text book: cluster didn't break to send scouts to find it. Lower HB has many frames with moldy pollen in cells. What should I do with these? Can the bees clean them out or is this comb a lost cause?

By the way, I put the full frames on top of a queen excluder above a neighboring hive. Both of the other hives in yard are thriving.

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Michael Mundy