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What's the best way to repopulate an established hive that has been abandoned? If I grab a swarm, can I just pour it in or, do I need to remove all of the old comb? If I do a cutout, do I need to remove the old comb from frames that are not replaced with new comb and brood?
 

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Drawn comb is gold! As long as there are no signs of disease you can absolutely reuse the comb. Dump in a swarm or add cutout frames.
 

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One important thing to do first though. Freeze the comb.
No telling if mold or various critters have moved in, and you don't want to dump a swarm into a moldy hive. They might stick around and clean it all up themselves, or they might just bail if its bad enough.

If you've got a nice chest freezer, stick the comb in there for a couple days to ensure it freezes rock solid, then take it out and let it thaw before dumping the bees in there. That should ensure there's nothing left alive in it that could come back to bite you later. The bees will then clean it out from there.
 
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