The second Basic Assessments completed on a much better day, 18C and sunny.  Hives 1,2 and 4 (replacement) were inspected.

Hive 1 – Single National Brood, Queen seen, 6/7 frames bees, 3 frames BIAS, little drawn comb.  Feeder empty & mouldy.  Requires feed & dummy board to encourage comb drawing.  temper 10

Hive 2 – inspected by Chris Clark – Single National Brood, 7 frames bees, 5 frames BIAS, patchy brood patten, possible sac brood  3 frames stores, sufficient room to lay.  Requires dummy board and super.  Temper 10.

Hive 4 – inspected by Rowan Roberts – Single National Brood, Queen, marked blue, QCs. 8 frames bees, 5 frames BIAS, sufficient room & stores.  2 supers.  Temper 10