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  1. #1
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    Default should I be concerned

    with this much capped drone brood in each side of a frame?



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    Default Re: should I be concerned

    No, you shouldn't be concerned. Why do you ask?
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    Default Re: should I be concerned

    They are backfilling necter in the brood nest. Have you given them any space?

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    Default Re: should I be concerned

    Quote Originally Posted by sqkcrk View Post
    No, you shouldn't be concerned. Why do you ask?
    those where not capped a week ago on inspection

    Quote Originally Posted by BeeManiac View Post
    They are backfilling necter in the brood nest. Have you given them any space?
    yes they have have 10 empty frames on top of the box this frame is in... they are not moving up for some reason
    Last edited by D1here; 04-24-2013 at 04:00 PM.

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    Default Re: should I be concerned

    Which is the way things are supposed to be.
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    Default Re: should I be concerned

    Quote Originally Posted by sqkcrk View Post
    Which is the way things are supposed to be.
    gues it would help if I posted it right...........all ten frames on top are empty Ill fix my mistake

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    Default Re: should I be concerned

    What mistake? I'm confused.
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    Default Re: should I be concerned

    Quote Originally Posted by D1here View Post

    yes they have have 10 empty frames on top of the box
    Are the 10 empty frame drawn comb or foundation? If foundation, I hope there is not a queen excluder below it.
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    Default Re: should I be concerned

    Quote Originally Posted by AstroBee View Post
    Are the 10 empty frame drawn comb or foundation? If foundation, I hope there is not a queen excluder below it.
    just foundation no comb....no excluder

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