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I'm new to top bar hives this year.
I just installed a swarm three days ago into a hive with the entrance on the long side. The bees must have found a way to get around the division board and they're starting to build comb on the wrong side (at least from the beekeepers perspective).
Should I try to move them to the central chamber.
Or should I just let them figure it out and do some frame moving at a later time once the combs are more established.
any info would help.
 

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>I just installed a swarm three days ago into a hive with the entrance on the long side. The bees must have found a way to get around the division board and they're starting to build comb on the wrong side (at least from the beekeepers perspective).
>Should I try to move them to the central chamber.

I would make sure you have the hive full of bars (I assume it should be) and remove the follower.

>Or should I just let them figure it out and do some frame moving at a later time once the combs are more established.
any info would help.

Why do you care where they are?
 
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