The day was 13C, sunny but windy.  All colonies are on National Single Brood without supers unless otherwise stated.

Hive 1inspected by Peter Reader- National Brood & Half.  9 frames bees 8 frames BIAS. Queen (marked white) seen. Sufficient room and stores.  Brood box foundation added above QE.  Health OK.  Temper 3.  12 April, Super removed.  Feeder added.

Hive 2inspected by Richard Williams – 9 frames bees, 8 frames BIAS.  Queen (marked white) seen. Sufficient room. Requires feeding. Drone brood removed, varroa seen.  Temper 3. 

Hive 3 inspected by Ali Holingbery- 5 frames bees, 3.5 frames brood, capped & uncapped. Eggs not seen. Queen (marked white) seen. Sufficient room and stores.  Brood foundation added above QE.  Health OK.  Temper 2. 

Hive 4inspected by Graham Rowden – 8 frames bees, 5 frames BIAS. Queen seen, marked white. 2 new brood foundation added. Sufficient room and stores.  Health OK.  Temper 3. 

Hive 5 – inspected by Liz Hawes – 3? frames bees, 6 frames BIAS.  Queen (marked white) seen.  Limited room, sufficient stores.  super added.  Health OK.  Temper 2.