Apiary Meeting 28 June 2017

Wednesday inspection of Hives #2 #2A and #6. Weather sunny 25 degrees.

Hive # 2 – inspected by David. High number of cells with 2 eggs. No drone brood and no drones. Poor attempt at supersedure cell. 6 play cups taken down. Leave as is, as colony not thought to be robust enough to swarm.

Hive #2A – inspected by Tom. Queen not seen but laying well. Brood in all stages. Gentle bees. Varroa = 0.

Hive #6 – inspected by Tom. First inspection for one month. Two deeps. Brood in all stages in good pattern in top brood box. 2 supers 75% full. Queen not seen. Bees angry. Varroa = >155.