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Why should all Beekeepers use small comb foundation if they use foundation at all?


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February 19, 2010 10:06PM

There are those who believe that 4.9mm comb is more natural and helps bees combat Varroa mite infestation levels. Most comb is 5.4mm. Recent research has scientifically disputed the claim that 4.9mm is advantageous.