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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Two questions: 1) I did ten batches of processing combs into beeswax using a double boiler at 170 degrees. Two of my batches had old dirty combs from a source I am not sure of. All my batches turned into a nice golden color except two had a brown color. I read that old comb can turn this color...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    So I added a frame to two hives and am glad to see the bees are making good progress drawing out the comb. This is after about a week since installing in the brood box. However, I don't know why the comb already looks dirty? Any thoughts? I know I need to add some fishing line for support.
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