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Inherited a Hive that is bursting at the seams.

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Inherited a Hive that is bursting at the seams.

Someone gave me a somewhat feral hive. Two boxes, has already swarmed twice, is very healthy and well producing, but is basically packed to the gills with unsorted, mixed honey/brood/pollen frames. A couple in the top box are mostly honey.

My thought is to get a third super, pull maybe two of the 10 frames in the existing second/top box for honey and to free up some frame for them, and put an excluder under that new top third box. Let them move in at their pace. Does this sound like a good plan, or what would be the best thing to do with a colony so full and completely hodgepodge? Thank you for your help!

Edit: This colony is located in South Florida.

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