15 Members attended the Apiary on a sunny Sunday 15C. All colonies are National Single Brood without supers unless otherwise stated.  Syrup being fed where stated.

Hive 1 – Inspected by Peter Reader – 8 frames bees, 4 frames BIAS but QC’s.  8 QC’s destroyed.  Sufficient room & stores.  Feeding with brood chamber as a super (added 10/4) to create drawn brood comb.  health OK, Temper 9.  Q due to emerge 25/6 April.

Hive 2 – inspected by Richard Williams – 10 frames bees, 6 BIAS, 2 QC’s.  Q + 2 brood & 2 stores moved to Nuc.(Hive 8)  Foundation replaced.  Sufficient room & stores, feeding syrup.  Health OK, Temper 3.

Hive 3 – inspected by Dean Gregory – 9 frames bees, 5 frames BIAS, sufficient room & stores, feeding.  Health OK, temper 3.

Hive 4 – inspected by G.B.? – Queen (white, clipped) seen, 10 frames bees, 6 frames BIAS, 6 frames undrawn. Multiple uncharged queen cups. Sufficient room ? & stores.  Health OK, temper 3.