Too cold for general inspections – 10 degrees. Demonstration of Queen marking using workers found in supers. Checks on nucs created the previous week.
Hive #4 – inspected by David P. 3 supercedure cells, likely to be emergency supercedures. Two cells cut from hive and pasted into Nuc 4A. Bees from some frames shaken into Nuc. Leave for 4 weeks. Next inspection 28 May.
Hive #3A – inspected by David P. Nuc created 23 April. Queenless.
Hive 4A – inspected by David P. Two supercedure cells pasted into Nuc from #4. Bees shaken into Nuc from some #4 frames.