Advice on a honey-bound foundationless hive.
I have a hive (2 deeps , one med super) that swarmed a week or so ago because it was honey bound. I opened it up yesterday and found some honey in the super, the whole of the upper deep full of nectar and honey, some small space for a queen to lay in lower deep plus lots of pollen and some capped brood. No other eggs or brood. I found 2 virgin queens in there.
I know if I wait a few days the virgin queens will go out for an " hour on the town" and come back pregnant and start laying eggs. My question is how to get the honey out of that lovely foundationless comb in the upper deep. I can't extract it- It will fall apart. I tried placing empty frames between honey frames and all they do is ignore the empty frames and build fatter comb on the already drawn.
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