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Beekeeping Calendar of Management Practices: December

  • Repair and paint equipment.
  • Clean supers, hive bodies, covers and frames of burr comb and propolis.
  • Cull combs. Cut all combs with more than six square inches of drone cells from the frames.
  • Render (if equipped) or pack all old comb or beeswax into a shipping container. Old comb or wax can be exchanged for foundation.

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