Pulling Supers

I went to pull the honey supers from the hives today for extraction this weekend.  It was the first time I used a fume board, last year I just shook the bees off of the 10 frames I extracted.  I used Bee Quick, which is a nice smelling alternative to Bee Go.  I don't know if Bee Go works better or not, but I would say it doesn't really matter.  I just put this stuff ont he fume board, let it sit on the super for a couple minutes and I could pull it off virtually bee free.  Much easier than last year and it made the bees less ornery. 

I had to leave about 20 frames total behind because they were full but not capped.  Last thing I need is to ferment any honey because I pull frames that have too high of a water content.  Should be more to extract in the fall at least!

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