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  1. #1
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    Question Used Frames Need Help

    Hello I am new to beekeeping I pick up my first package in 4 days i have all my stuff but i bought a used hive box from a guy down the road the frames still have wax in them from were he had bees in it before and i was wanting to know if I needed to buy new frames and wax or will the bees fix and use the ones i have


  2. #2
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    Sacramento, CA, USA
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    Default Re: Used Frames Need Help

    They're partially drawn out foundation. Should be ok as long as they're still straight. Looks like they didn't get much use, that dark patch was brood most likely.

  3. #3
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    Default Re: Used Frames Need Help

    The bees will take care of the foundation. Go for it.
    Old Guy in Alabama

  4. #4
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    Default Re: Used Frames Need Help

    Thanks guys for the info

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