Can I turn a brood box 180 to get frames filled on side bees are not using?

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  1. Royalcoachman

    Royalcoachman New Member

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    Can I turn a brood box 180 to get bees to use the frames they are not filling?
     
  2. Royalcoachman

    Royalcoachman New Member

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    As a follow up, I checked the brood box that I turned 180. All seemed fine. I was concerned that by turning the box the bees could get dis-oriented. I did that instead of moving frames from one side to another.
     

  3. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I had no answer for you. Sounds like they did ok.
     
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    Hi Gypsi, thanks for the reply. I did a full inspection yesterday and both sides were equal. So it seems to have been a quick fix.
     
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    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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