Re: The Last Beekeeper
Originally Posted by Missoura
What would you, or others, say is the optimum number of frames that can be changed out in a single deep brood chamber at one time? Let's assume that the hive is a commercial one rather than a hobbyist's.
Can you or someone suggest the best time during the season to begin exchanging comb in order to minimize the impact on the colony and the length of time required for exchanging all 10 frames?
I seem to recall either a 3 or 5 year rotation to completely change out 10 frames, but that seems much too slow to be effective if one has seriously contaminated comb.
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