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If wax moths show up in a weak hive, can you freeze the impacted frames for a week and then place it in a good hive for them to clean up?

Or should I just cut out the wax and burn it?

I would like to salvage the 3 or so frames because I don't have much filled out frames.

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24 hours is enough time in the freezer, if the comb is really webbed up bad I would just cut it out and start over, however if the damage is minimal then try to pull pick as much of the webbing as you can and the bees will do the rest.
 

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>If wax moths show up in a weak hive, can you freeze the impacted frames for a week and then place it in a good hive for them to clean up?

Yes.

>Or should I just cut out the wax and burn it?

No need unless it's webbed up a lot.
 

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Thanks guys, I have pulled the frames with moths and froze them.
 
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