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Drawn comb

What is Drawn comb?

  1. Comb which contains completed cells drawn out of the wax foundation.
  2. Comb in which the cells have been completely built or drawn out from the foundation (or midrib).
  3. Cells which have been built out by honey bees from foundation in a frame.


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