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Hello - I had a hive starve. Found out today. A lot of bees. I shook a lot out but there are a lot still in cells. If I put these frames on another hive, will they clean them out?

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I would try to shake out as many as I could. I had the same thing this year and I tried to blow out the bees with my air compressor. But I would not fret too much over it. Yes, they will clean the dead bees out.
 

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I once tried whacking a frame to shake out dead bees. Ended up with a sink full of broken comb. Now I just let the bees take care of the housekeeping.

I wonder if the extractor would work? Just thinking out loud.
 

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I once tried whacking a frame to shake out dead bees. Ended up with a sink full of broken comb. Now I just let the bees take care of the housekeeping.

I wonder if the extractor would work? Just thinking out loud.
Good point JW. I should have specified i use ritecell foundation.
 
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