103 – Extra Comb and Hoarding

In this episode, John discusses the concept of excess drawn wax comb creating a hoarding desire in the bees.  This is where generating extra drawn frames during your first two to three years of beekeeping starts to come back into play and can allow you to greatly increase your honey harvest.  Keep in mind though, the tactics discussed in this episode will only work if your colony is strong enough to guard the additional space, and your nectar flow is in full swing.  John also touches on the timing for adding boxes intended for cut comb or ross round honeycomb.  Tune in now to learn more!