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17629Re: [Beekeeping] Re: Moths in Comb (BLECH!)

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  • Gary Glaenzer
    Apr 25, 2014
      I disagree
      Freeze it, kill the moths
      Then let the bees salvage it out of the frames
      The COMBS may not be 'recoverable' but the honey certainly is
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      Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2014 9:55 PM
      Subject: [Beekeeping] Re: Moths in Comb (BLECH!)


      Wax moths, honey is not recoverable.   I put frames with honey and or nectar in a zip lock or iron shut plastic bag to seal it up, and freeze for 48 hours.  If there is uncapped nectar, I toss in a silica dry pack as well to prevent mold.  When done this way it will keep for years.


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