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Brood box looks like this

#1

Hi,
Is this capping normal?
Seems dark to me.

#2

Hey Steve,

That looks fine to me mate

#3

That’s a relief.

Thanks

#4

Hi Steve, those darker color caps are a result of the leftover cocoons in the comb. The more cocoon buildup there is, the darker the comb becomes. Therefore that color blends with the capping material. If you put a frame with fresh foundation next to a dark frame, some of the dark color will blend with the new wax they build onto the fresh foundation.