My experience is that mid July is the end of brood comb drawing for the year - even when the hive is being fed syrup. They may draw honey frames if there is a flow and they need the space. This is the time of year I start pulling undrawn comb and replacing it with drawn. If the bees haven't expanded to fill boxes like I hoped than I start wondering about queen quality - and if the queen needs to be deposed and the hive combined into another before winter.
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