///Apiary Record 9th June 2019

Apiary Record 9th June 2019

Sunny, 18/20C.  Twenty two attended.

Hive 1 – Anne-C Ballard, Gareth – WBC double brood, 6 BIAS in each chamber. Queen seen, no queen cells.  3 supers: 2 empty, 1 with 7frames.  Temper 10.  Varroa 3/day.

On 31 May two 5-frame nucs were made up and 2 purchased queens installed.  Ten frames foundation replaced the 10 frames removed.

Hive 2 – Rowan Roberts, Ali – National brood & half, B1 8 BIAS 6 stores,  1/2 b 4 BIAS, no queen cells, space.  2 supers, filled frames moved out & empty infilled. Temper 8.  Varroa <2.

Hive 3 – Peter Reader, Paul -National double brood, 8BIAS in each chamber, sufficient space  & stores. Queen seen, no queen cells. 2 Supers.  Temper 7.

6 frames BIAS donated to Rachel & Paul as starter colony.

Hive 4 – (Brian Herbert) Philippa, Janette, Andy – National brood, 8BIAS, 1 space given,  2 stores.  Queen seen, 1 ‘supersedure’ cell knocked down,  many queen cups.  4 supers.  Temper 6.  Varroa 3/day.

Hive 5 – Brian Herbert, Grant – National deep, 8BIAS, some ‘pepper-pot’ drone, sufficient stores & space.  3 supers S1 1/4, S2 3/4 some crystallisation, S3 empty.  Temper 9.  Varroa 3/day.

Queen 96 – Chris Clark – National deep, Queen seen, brood on 2 frames, no queen cells, sufficient room, no stores. 2drawn frames added.  1:1 syrup added.  Temper 8

Queen 98 – Graham Rowden – National deep, Queen seen, no queen cells, brood on 2 frames, 1 stores, sufficient space. 2drawn frames added.  1:1 syrup added.  Temper 8.

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