///Apiary record 14 April 2019

Apiary record 14 April 2019

Definitely not a beekeeping day but with Easter Sunday on 21 April the Custodians could not risk three weeks between inspections.  With weather cold, cloudy, blustery 8/9C hive-opening was kept to a minimum.  19 attended

Hive 1 – not inspected – artificial swarm performed on 7 April

Hive 1a – not inspected – QC’s from 1 on 7 April

Hive 2 – Rowan Roberts – 1/2 brood increase. Syrup given

Hive 3 – Peter Reader – As 7 April

Hive 4 – Brian Herbert – As 7 April. Varroa count high

Hive 5 – David Parkinson – D1 4 brood, 7 stores.  D2 4 brood 6 stores. 5 Queen Cells.  2 brood & 2 Stores removed to create Nucleus, not fed.

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