Using broods as supers?

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FenBee - this would be my prefered method if it was feasible. Is there any information out there detailing the process and methodology/equipment required?

Have had a quick look around but can't seem to find much that makes sense for a 'newbee' like me!

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An experienced beekeeper told me he no longer used an extractor and preferred to melt both the honey and comb and then let it settle. I think you end up with honey below and wax on top.

The other option is in wired frames and go for cut comb. But as a National brood frame is quite large, it will require careful handling, to counter the effects of gravity!

But as you rightly say Admin, a brood box full of honey is going to be about the same weight as a sack of spuds, not good for your back to lift too high.
 

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FenBee - this would be my prefered method if it was feasible. Is there any information out there detailing the process and methodology/equipment required?

Have had a quick look around but can't seem to find much that makes sense for a 'newbee' like me!

:)

Wouldn't that ruin the honey?...........well not so much ruin as reduce its quality.

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