16C overcast

Hive 1 – Mel Espin – 14X12, Queen emerged from cage, no eggs, some larvae, 2 dead QC’s removed, 6 stores. 2 supers, 1 empty removed. Temper 8

Hive 2 – Anne-C Ballard – Double brood, B1 3 brood, few eggs, stores, B2 empty. 2 supers filling.

Hive 3 – Peter Reader – Single brood, no Queen seen, no brood, 2 stores, space. 2 supers. Temper 8.

Hive 4 – Anne-C Ballard – Double brood, poor brood pattern, stores, space. Large bad tempered colony. closed down. Temper1, 2 stings.

Hive 5 – no inspection

Hive 6 – Peter Reader – Single brood, 7BIAS, 3 stores, space. 2nd brood added. 3 supers, 1 full.  1 frame BIAS given to nuc. Temper 6

Hive 7 – Brian Herbert – single brood, Queen,6BIAS, 3 stores, space. 3 supers, building.Temper 7

Hive 7A – no inspection

Hive 8 – Liz Hawes – Double brood, 9 QC’s, all but 1 removed (marked frame). stores & space. 2 supers, 1 deep. Temper 9