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i caught my first swarm back in April and it has done very well. I have a ten frame deep and 9 1/2 frames were drawn out and a med box above has all frames drawn out lots of larvae and I've been feeding since i got them they now have both boxes full of sugar water and brood and larvae etc. My question is that I am in NC and I was wondering can I put an excluder and a new honey super on it and see if I get lucky and get some late honey or at least get some new comb to use later. They have been going thru about a quart of sugar water ever two days( lately) so I feel like they have a lot stored ( i think) I was going to stop feeding them once I put the super on. Or should I just leave them with the 2 brood boxes and keep feeding as long as they take it, until the fall flow starts in late august. I was just wondering what to do this time of year.
 

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"I was wondering can I put an excluder and a new honey super on it and see if I get lucky and get some late honey or at least get some new comb to use later."
Yes. I would stop feeding, add the super without the excluder, and decide later whether to harvest honey. Others would do differently.
Why not use excluder?
 
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