16C and sunny

Hive 1 – inspected by Peter Reader – National Single Brood, 2 Supers.  New queen, marked yellow, 10 frames bees, 5 frames BIAS, 2 QC’s knocked down.  Sufficient room & stores.  Health OK.  Temper 8.

Hive 3 – inspected by Hilary Hayward – National Double Brood, 1 Super. 10 frames bees, 3.5 frames capped brood.  6 QC’s drawn on test frame of eggs, all removed ready for QC raising by Miller method.  Temper 1

Hive 5 – inspected by DB – National Single Brood, 3 Supers.  11 frames bees, 9 frames BIAS, Queen seen. Sufficient room & stores.  1 super capped.  Health OK.  Temper 3.

Hive 6 – inspected by Dean Gregory – National Single Brood, 8 frames bees, 7 frames BIAS but few eggs. 1 frame stores, second frame of SS stores added.  6 QC’s, Queen seen.  Sufficient room. Sac Brood evident.  Temper 2.