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I plan on trying to add a few supers this year specifically for cut comb honey. If things go the way I’d like, I’ll be pulling supers and making my cuts the same day. And let the cuts drain overnight before boxing. I don’t plan on freezing my frames before making cuts.

Has anyone had any issues with shb larva doing it the way above?
 

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I wouldn’t think so. As long as everything is in the freezer within 24 hrs you should be good to go. Most often it’s just the one or two the little nasties that comes along in the supers that gives the biggest headache. With no bees to chase them around, they’re free to lay eggs.. IMO anyway.
 

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"As long as everything is in the freezer within 24 hrs you should be good to go"

Do you mean after boxing the cuts, place them in the freezer?
 

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I've only had SHB problems this last year for the first time. But I've had wax moth larvae in cut comb when it had not been frozen. I would guess you could also get SHB larvae. I would freeze it at some point. It cuts easier with a really sharp knife when it's somewhat cold.
 

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Understood. Thx.
 
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