///Apiary Record 16th June 2019

Apiary Record 16th June 2019

Eighteen attended on an indifferent beekeeping day – overcast & windy with threatened showers.  Temperature 15 -17C

Hive 1 – Anne-C Ballard – WBC double brood, Queen seen, no QC’s.  Brood 1 with 9 BIAS, Brood 2 with 7 BIAS.   Sufficient stores & space. 2 supers, 1 empty, 1 with 9 frames stores.  temper 10.  Varroa 3.5/day.

Hive 1b – Graham Rowden, Chris Clark – National 14 X 12, queen seen, no QC’s, 3 brood, 3 stores, sufficient room.  Temper 8

Hive 2 – Rowen Roberts, Dean Gregory – Brood & half, no QC’s, 8 brood. 2 supers. Temper 3.  Inspection aborted due to temper.

Hive 3 – Peter Reader – National double brood. 4 frames BIAS removed to create nuc. on 14/6.  Queen seen, no QC’s.  Brood 1 with 5 BIAS, brood 2 with 4 BIAS.  sufficient room.   2 supers.  Temper 8.

Hive 4 – Philippa, Janette, Andy – National Brood, Queen seen, no QC’s.  9 brood BIAS, sufficient stores & space.  4 supers.  Temper 6.  Inspection rapid due to temper & weather.

Hive 5 – Grant Pearce – National brood, Queen seen & marked, no QC’s. 9 brood.  3 poor brood with numerous drone cells placed above QE.  high chalk brood.  Varroa <2/week.  Varroa board removed to aid air flow.  Temper 7.

Garath’s Green Hive – Chris Clark – Carniolan queen introduced 15/6.  1:1 syrup given.  16/6 Queen cage opened.

Q96 – Chris Clark –  not examined.  1:1 syrup given.

Q98 – Chris Clark – not examined.  1:1 syrup given.

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