//Apiary Record 15th September 2019

Apiary Record 15th September 2019

Eleven Members attended the last Meeting of 2019. Coming a day after the Honey Show there was plenty of cake!  21C and Sunny.  Varroa treatments administered 8/9 19 were removed stores assessed and feeders added & replenished.  Four members prepared their hives for removal from the Association Apiary to their own sites.

Hive 1 – Anne-Chantal ballard – WBC single brood, 3 BIAS, 1 stores.  1 stores in super.  Varroa treatment removed.  Feeder added with aim to build stores for winter to 15 Kg . Temper 10.

Hive 1B – Dean Gregory – National 14×12, 5 BIAS, 3 stores.  Feeder replenished.  Temper 8

Hive 1C – Dean Gregory – National Deep, 5 BIAS, 4 stores.  Temper 6

Hive 1E – Observation Hive – 5-frame nuc. being fed.  For use at Blackmoor.  not inspected.

Hive 2 – Rowan Roberts – National ‘Brood & Half’, deep 4 BIAS , 1/2 brood 5 BIAS.  Light on stores.  Temper 8.

Hive 3 – Peter Reader – National Deep, 7 BIAS, 3 stores.  2 supers.  Well stocked for winter.  Temper 9.

Hive 4 – Graham Rowden/Andy Horton – National Deep, 5 BIAS, 6 stores but 4 predominantly pollen.  1 super.  Temper 8.

Hive 5 – Grant Pearce – National Deep, Queen seen, 3 BIAS, 5 stores.  1 deep used as super with 3 predominantly pollen and 3 stores.  Super above cover board for cleaning-down being refilled.  Temper 8

Hive 96 – Chris Clark – National Double Brood, Queen seen, 6 & 4 BIAS, 4 stores.  1 super.  Temper 9.  Carniolan Queen introduced early June, easily seen, built up well over summer.  For brood-rearing in 2020.

Hive 98 – Chris Clark/Graham Rowden/Gareth Cornelius – National Double Brood, Queen seen, 3 & 5 BIAS, 5 stores.  1 super above crown board for clearing down.  Temper 9.  Carniolan Queen introduced early June, easily seen, built up well over summer.  For brood-rearing in 2020.

Green Hive (Gareth)  – Gareth Cornelius/Chris Clark/Graham Rowden – National 14X12, Queen seen, 5 BIAS, 2 stores. Feeder removed prior to removal home.  Temper 9.  Carniolan queen introduced late June.  Hive removed from Apiary 20/9/19

Horton Hive – Andy Horton – National Deep, Queen seen, 5 BIAS, 4 stores.  1 super.  Feeder removed prior to removal home.  Temper 8.

Horton Nuc – Andy Horton – National Deep, Queen seen, 2 BIAS, 3 stores.  Feeding continuing.  Hive due for removal home.  Temper8.

Paul & Rachel’s Hive – Paul Bridgman – National Deep, 7 BIAS, 3 stores.  Quick inspection.  Feeder replenished.  Temper 8/7.  Removed from Apiary 21/19 19

Jo Wade Hive – Alex Wade – National Deep, Queen seen, 3 BIAS, 4 stores,  5 in Super.  Temper 10.  Hive due for removal from Apiary.

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