///Apiary Meeting 9 July 2017

Apiary Meeting 9 July 2017

Weather sunny 28 degrees.
Hive #1 – inspected by Rowan & Julia. Queen seen. 1 supercedure cell on frame 4. Leave for 3 weeks. 1 super removed. Varroa >100.
Hive #2 – Wednesday inspection.
Hive #2A – Wednesday inspection.
Hive #3 – inspected by Rowan & David. Brood box not inspected as waiting for Queen to emerge. Wet super removed. Varroa = 4.
Hive #4 – inspected by Rowan & David. Queen seen. Brood on 5 frames. Stores on 7 frames in super. Varroa not recorded.
Hive #5 – inspected by Anne. Queen not seen. Supercedure cell charged. Leave for 2 weeks. Some stores in super are granulated. Varroa not recorded.
Hive #6 – Wednesday inspection.
Hive #7 – inspected by Graham. Brood + half. Queen not seen. No eggs/larvae. Added frame of brood in all stages from #8, although temperament suggests Queen could be present. Super to be extracted. Varroa not recorded.
Hive #8 – inspected by Liz & Mel. Brood + half. Queen seen. Brood in all stages on 11 frames in bottom deep. Gave frame of brood in all stages to # 7. Replaced half brood with emptied super (drawn). 4 supers full of uncapped stores. Varroa >80.

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