Difference between revisions of "Built combs"

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Built combs are frames with wax cells already fully built by bees. Beekeepers can save the built combs after harvesting the honey from them and use them during the [[Expanding | expansion]] of a hive in the next year. One has to be aware that it is possible to spread diseases through the introduction of built combs.  
 
Built combs are frames with wax cells already fully built by bees. Beekeepers can save the built combs after harvesting the honey from them and use them during the [[Expanding | expansion]] of a hive in the next year. One has to be aware that it is possible to spread diseases through the introduction of built combs.  
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[[File:Half_built_comb.jpg|200px|thumb|left|Half built comb, with some of the foundation wax still showing around the edges]]
 
[[File:Half_built_comb.jpg|200px|thumb|left|Half built comb, with some of the foundation wax still showing around the edges]]
 
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[[Category: Equipment]]
 
[[Category: Equipment]]

Revision as of 09:20, 3 November 2016

Built combs are frames with wax cells already fully built by bees. Beekeepers can save the built combs after harvesting the honey from them and use them during the expansion of a hive in the next year. One has to be aware that it is possible to spread diseases through the introduction of built combs.