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Found a nuc yesterday that was about to fall victim to shb's. Shook out bees around other hives and took the frames home. Put them in the freezer last night. There is some good honey on the frames, along with some slimed.
Question: What do you do to clean up shb frames? Any suggestions are welcome!!
 

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I put the frames in HOT tap water and watch the little buggers come out, it clears out the larva and when I swish the frames in the water the slime washes off too then I put the frame in a strong hive and let them finsih.
 

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Thanks...would love to hear how other folks clean up SHB affected frames.
 

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I had a patch of SHB maggots I found early. I ripped the affected area open with a capping scratcher and dropped all of that mess in the pond where the fish had a picnic. I rinsed the frame in the pond and dropped it in the freezer. I put it in a strong hive 2 days later and they cleaned it up and redrew the damaged area when the flow was on.
 
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