///Apiary Record 28th July 2019

Apiary Record 28th July 2019

12 members attended on a bright, sunny day.  22C.

Hive 1 – National WBC – Inspection deferred until 11 August for new queen to prove fertile.

Hive 1B – Dean Gregory – National 14X12, 6 BIAS, 4 stores, sufficient room.  Queen seen. 1 super added.  No Chalk brood.  Temper 9.

Hive 1C – Dean Gregory – National.  6 BIAS, 2 stores, sufficient room & stores.  1 super added.

Hive 1D – National nuc on 2 frames created on 14 July from Hive 1.  Inspection deferred until 11 August.  Entrance reduced due to wasps.

Hive 1E – National nuc on 3 frames created  on 14 July from Hive 1.  Inspection deferred until 11 August.  Entrance reduced due to wasps.

Hive 2 – National Brood & Half.  Inspection deferred until 4 August.

Hive 2A – National  Brood.   Inspection deferred until 4 August.

Hive 3 – National Brood.  Inspection deferred until 4 August.

Hive 4 – Brian Herbert/Andy Horton – National Brood.  9 BIAS, 2 stores, sufficient room & stores.  3 supers, 100%, 75%, 25%  Storing & capping in 2 supers placed above crown board for clearing.  Added Varroa board.  Temper 7.

Hive 5  David Parkinson/Dean Gregory – National Double Brood, both 9 BIAS, sufficient room & stores.  3 stores moved from top deep to bottom deep & QE moved between broods with queen in bottom brood.  3 supers.  Additional super added.  Temper 7.

Hive Q96 – Chris Clark/Rowan R/ Gareth C – National Double Brood.  Top 6 BIAS, bottom 9 BIAS. 5 stores.   Queen seen.  Sufficient room & stores.  1 super.  Varroa board inserted.  Temper 9.

Hive Q98 – Chris Clark/Gareth C – National Double Brood, Top 3 BIAS, bottom 8 BIAS. 7 stores.  Queen seen.  Sufficient room & stores.  2 supers. Temper 9.

Gareth Green Hive – Gareth Cornelius/Chris Clark – 1National 14X12, 6 BIAS, remaining 4 frames undrawn, no stores.  1 super little drawn. Feeder.  Temper 9.  Post-inspection discussion suggested removing super to encourage work in brood chamber.

Horton Hive – Brian Herbert/Andy Horton – National Deep, queen hatched & laying.

Horton Nuc – Andy Horton/Brian Herbert –  National nuc on 2 frames created 7 July.  Queen seen, healthy brood.  Entrance reduced.

Paul&Rachel Hive – Paul/Rachel Bridgman/Anne-C B – National Brood, 7 BIAS, 3 stores reduced to 1, 3 new drawn space added.  QE added below brood chamber as super, 2 stores moved up from brood.  Temper 10.

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