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I currently have a hive with 2 deeps for hive body/brood chambers with 3 shallow supers on. The first two shallows are full of honey and the 3rd super is almost full of honey. My wife argues not to put another on for these last couple weeks of the season. She says let them focus on winter stores

I say put another on and at the very least they will draw some comb & help out for next year.

What do you pros do?
 

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Here, anyway, there's always time to feed them after the fall flow IF they need it, but usually they will backfill the brood nest with the fall flow to shut the queen down. I try to keep supers on so I don't miss a honey crop. Sometimes you get one in the fall and sometimes you don't.
 

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I'm not a pro but I do the same as MB does. If there is any chance of a fall flow (there hasn't been a hard freeze yet) I keep the supers on. If there is a fall flow the bees will typically take care of the stores in the hive bodies. If not, as Michael says, there is still time to feed them for the winter.
 
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