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Hello All,

I have one of my hives that is thriving and doing quite well...

...the questions I have, 10 frame bottom box was at 80% early in the seaon, added another box, this box is filling with honey (about 80-90% full with some brood on 1st frame of 9)

I added a small box/super on the top (wax is drawn out), should I remove the top smaller super place it under the honey filled super (middle) to leave room for brood? Then add the Bee O Pac frames with a small box to the top?

Hope this is clear... thank you in advance! ...Miss you guys!

Paul
 

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Glad to see you back.

If this was April, I would say yes. Since it is July, I don't think the bee-o-pac will be used this year, unless your honey flow is MUCH, MUCH stronger than I realize.
 

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thasnk you, good to see you too ID!

flow seems strong... "much, much" would not apply... so as you stated I will wait on the bee o pac

would I be better off still putting the smaller box in the middle to make room for more brood while the upper deep fills?
 

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They will most likely fill the middle box first. They don't like holes in their nest.

Of course, they like to do the unexpected, too, so it isn't a for sure thing.

Usually the bee-o-pacs are put on a booming hive at the beginning of a strong flow, as they hate to work them and won't until they have to.
 
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