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My bees don’t touch the outside frames. How do I change this?

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My bees don’t touch the outside frames. How do I change this?

They had just a single deep hive box for about a month. They were looking honey bound (about 80% of the frames had drawn brood) so I added a second box. I took a brood frame from the first box and put it in the second box while putting an empty frame (only a plastic foundation) for them to work on. That one is getting filled up and the middle frames in the top box are getting worked on.

However, the bottom box, outer frame is not getting touched. Is there a strategy to get them to hit all of the frames?

PS I'm hoping the 2nd box will hit the 75-80% mark in a week or two and I'll add a honey super.

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