Category Archives: Burr comb

Splitting up

According to Heinz, once they start building queen cups, it’s already too late. They are prepping to swarm. So when I saw the first open queen cell today, I decided to make a split on the spot. Unlike previous attempts, … Continue reading

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How do you get Beeswax?

From burr comb From honey cappings FromĀ an entire frame you want to recycle. Burr comb is what we call the wax comb that gets built between frames when there is excess space. Bees will efficiently use space by creating these … Continue reading

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