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New to keeping with my first hives. How to handle ‘burr comb’?

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New to keeping with my first hives. How to handle ‘burr comb’?

Hives have been installed since last Friday. I checked and removed the queen cages today, and happy to see the queen was gone.

When placing the queen cage originally, I could not fully close the frames. I know from research getting some unwanted comb is common when that happens. And sure enough, I noticed in both hives there was a build up of white comb near where the queen cage was that was filling the open space.

What's the best way to get rid of it? My main fear is that I'll accidentally injure the queen since I'm not experienced yet, or damage the young hive. I think the answer is to remove the frame, brush off any bees, then use the hive tool to shave it off, replace the frame. But, never hurts to double check.

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