couple questions about uncapped honey and SHB, and bee escape
I took a deep off last night and there were a couple of frames, 1 had about 25% uncapped and another about half. Is it ok to use this uncapped honey? I don't know how I would separate it from the caped honey anyway.
Also I noticed about 4 little black beetles which I assume are SHB running around in the super. How concerned should I be about this and what should I do? I was considering an oil trap under the SBB, any thoughts? I did find maybe 2-3 on my sticky board when I checked it, but no mites!!
I used a bee escape for the first time but after 24 hrs there were still like 100 bees in the super. Is that normal?