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Honey bound frames below excluder.

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Almost all my colonies have several frames deep frames solid with honey it’s becoming an issue (I think). Would it be smart to shake the frames out onto a board and let the bees rob them out in hopes they’ll move the honey up through the excluder and return these frames back to the nest or is there an issue I don’t see with this plan.
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if the flow is that strong i would consider removing some honey bound frames and putting them in the freezer for safe keeping and later use, replacing them with empty frames for the bees to draw some new comb on. or you could extract the honey from them and put them back out.

sounds like you've got some good bees on a good spot, congrats.
 

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i think you will find that honey they are in the process of capping is cured all the way.

if you remove a frame, turn it flat toward the ground, give it a hard shake, and not any or just a few drops of nectar come out go ahead.

a litte bit of uncured nectar mixes with the rest on extraction anyway and the batch doesn't know much difference.

a refractometer is your best bet. even 100% capped can be 'wet' if the relative humidity outside is running high.

i bring my honey in and 'dry' it inside with a fan and dehumidifier for a day or two before extracting.
 
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