The second Basic Assessments completed on a much better day, 18C and sunny. Hives 1,2 and 4 (replacement) were inspected.
Hive 1 – inspected by Lynn. ? – 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 5 – inspected by Rowan Roberts – Single National Brood, Queen, marked blue, QCs. 8 frames bees, 5 frames BIAS, sufficient room & stores. 2 supers. Temper 10