Quote Originally Posted by KevinR View Post
Is the 4th frame in the mating nuc a honey frame? It looked like one, but I didn't hear you call it out on the comb placement directions.

If it is a honey frame, do you save them from the year before? Or hope that you have some excess for spring make up?
The comb against the feeder is a feed frame. By the time we catch the queen that comb has been turned to brood.

I save some, and I use some that they fill on maple and dandelion.. Some years there's no dandelion...like 2013, so I fill the feeders with thick syrup.