///Apiary Record 18th August 2019

Apiary Record 18th August 2019

Eighteen members attended the Apiary.  20C, overcast and breezy.

Hive 1 – Anne-C Ballard/ Liz Hawes – WBC single brood, the new queen was seen & marked (green).  4 frames BIAS, sufficient room & stores. 2 supers with 6-8 frames ready for extraction.  Temper 10

Hive 1B – David Parkinson – National 14X12, 5 BIAS, 2 stores, sufficient room.  High chalk brood.  Temper 8

Hive 1C – David Parkinson – National Deep, 5 BIAS, 2stores, sufficient room.  1 super.  Chalk brood.  Needs Thymol crystals.

Hive 1D – David Parkinson / Ali H/ rowan Roberts – National Deep. 2 sealed QC’s, 2.5 frames, some stores.  Liquid feeder on but untouched.

Hive 1E – David Parkinson – National Deep converted to Observation Hive.  1 BIAS, new Queen seen & marked.  jam-jar feeder on.  Temper 9.

Hive 2 – Rowan Roberts/ Ali Hollingbery – National Brood & Half converted to National Brood.  3 BIAS, sufficient space.  2 supers, clearer board under top super.  Temper 8

Hive 3 – Peter reader – National Brood, 7 BIAS, 1 stores, sufficient room.  2 supers.  Temper 9

Hive 4 – Richard Williams / Paul B- National Brood, Red Queen seen, supercedure cell hatched, 4-5 frames brood, mainly older larvae & capped, few eggs, sufficient room & stores.  3 supers.  2 on for cleaning down removed.  Temper 8

Hive 5 – Graham Rowden/Richard Williams/ Paul B – National Deep, quick glance at brood, many eggs.  2 supers .  2 supers above Canadian clearer for removal.  Temper 8.

Hive Q 96 – Chris Clark/ Graham Rowden/ Gareth C – National Double Brood, Lower 8 BIAS, upper 5 BIAS, 2 stores, sufficient space.  Queen seen.  1 super.  Temper 8.

Hive Q 98 – Graham Rowden/Gareth C/ Chris Clark – National Double Brood, Lower 7 BIAS, upper 3 BIAS, 5 stores, sufficient space.  Queen seen.  1 super mover over crown board to clear down.  Rapid feeder under crown board.  Temper 9.

Green (Gareth) Hive – Gareth Cornelius/ Chris Clark – National 14X12, 5 BIAS, 2 stores, sufficient room, queen seen. Feeder replenished.  Temper 9.

Paul & Rachel’s Hive – Rachel & Paul /Peter Reader – National deep, 7 BIAS, 3 stores, sufficient room.  Queen seen.  1 deep as super.  Feeder replenished.  High chalk brood.  Temper10.

Horton Hive – Andrew & Janette Horton – National Deep, 3 BIAS, 2 stores, sufficient space.  Queen seen.  Feeder replenished.  Temper 8.

Jo’s Hive – Jo Wade – National Deep, 7 BIAS, 1.5 stores, sufficient space.  Queen seen.  1 super with limited stores.  2.5kg sugar as 50% solution.  Temper 10.

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