Wonderful...all I can do is sit here and read...and watch the snow fall under the street lights outside and imagine warmer weather to come....Nice picture!
Looks like a well done cut-out. Did you see the queen?
They will make another one if you got that much brood comb boxed.
That is the kind of colony I like to see when I open a wall up. Temps in the 40s and no sting? Good job. I hope you got that queen; there is bound to be alot of chilled brood.
Always question Conventional Wisdom.