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When I do a cutout, I don't even attempt to save the honey as it's too messy and too heavy. I don't attempt to salvage any new comb no matter what is in it as it's too fragile. I try to save as much brood as the bees I have in the box can cover and no more so the ants and wax moths and small hive beetles don't take over. I try to make sure that brood has at least some eggs and young larvae in it as well as emerging brood. That way they can make a queen if I missed the queen (sometimes you see her and sometimes you don't). Once they are queenless cells would be noticeable in 48 hours (they start them immediately and you might notice them in 24 hours if you looked hard enough). Adding some more brood (in case all of that got chilled) doesn't hurt. But if some of it got chilled, they may settle for an egg (which doesn't get chilled so easily) that may not hatch for four days...
 
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