Bees after taking flow super off for winter

Hi, year 1 beek here. After researching in here and YouTube I removed my flow super for the winter and left the frames near the brood box hive for the bees to clean them. The bees have formed small beard type clumps on the super frames even through the night and in rain. I tried shaking them into the brood box but they just went back to the flow frames.

Please help me. I don’t know how to help the bees and get them ready for the winter.


Try leaning the super up against the hive on the entrance side. Some people put the super above the inner cover (with the hole open) and they’ll eventually find their way.

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