Bee Catcher said:I would need to know more.
When were they installed? =mid april
Was it a nuc or package. = package
Were the dead bees still there, and how many? = about 50 percent
Was there honey and pollen left? = 2 weeks before i discovered they were dead there was
Had you harvested any honey? = no
Had you added foundation in summer or fall?= no
All these things can effect why a partial comb can exist.