Have a deep super that the wax foundation is bowed and sagging. It was put in like all my other foundation, but it is the only one doing this? Can I salvage it? I tried to straighten it be the wires started cutting through and tearing out.
>Does it get more sunlight? Is it on a weaker hive on a hotter day? Maybe the bees can't control the temps well enough.
This is a very weak hive. It gets a little more sunlight than other hives. It is in the 2nd deep and they had not finished drawing the first. I may have gotten in too big a hurry. Temps. in mid 80's here.
>There's the #1 reason I dislike foundation. Buckling. And yours was wired.
Yea, I have others in deeps that are not drawn and did not buckle, but they were from a different supplier and had more bees.
What do you reccomend instead of foundation? I saw one post where you reccomended permacomb or is plastic foundation better?
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