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This tree removal guy calls me said he always cuts down bee trees and wants to start keeping the bees. In fact a month ago he cut down a tree, with bees, threw all the comb in the bottom of a new box, no frames then placed another box with frames on top. He invited me over to inspect the hive. There had to be 100 pounds of winding and twisting blob of comb in the bottom box. However in a few areas this blob spiraled up to the frames and started to climb them. Are there any suggestions or solutions to bees building from the bottom up? I did see capped brood though.
 

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>Are there any suggestions or solutions to bees building from the bottom up?
Foundation on the frames otherwise they will follow the pattern they have below and continue the crazy comb.

Cut out the comb and rubber band it in new frames the best you can. Concentrate on the worker brood. Keep the honey for you give some back to the bees in a separate box above the inner cover. Discard the drone brood. Have a queen clip handy but don't spend allot of time looking for her.
 
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