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New Package of bees

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my colony died so i'm getting a new package to replace so my question is should i remove all of the drawn out comb from the frames before i install the new bees?
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Good luck with the package! Do you know how old the drawn comb is? If it is over 2-3 years old (black and thick-walled), you should probably give them something else. They will be building like crazy if you feed them so a package is a great opportunity to increase your drawn comb resources!
 
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