///Apiary Record 4th August 2019

Apiary Record 4th August 2019

19 attended on a bright, sunny afternoon.  24C

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.  Some Chalk brood.  Temper 9.

Hive 1C – Dean Gregory – National.  6 BIAS, 3 stores, sufficient room & stores.  High chalk brood on floor.

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 – Rowan Roberts/AliH/ Alison Turner – National Brood & Half. New queen, Brood 3BIAS, 1/2 brood full of stores.  Sufficient room & stores. 2 supers 1/2 full.  Very calm. Temper 9.

Hive 2A – Rowan Roberts/Ali Hollyberry – National  Brood, fist-sized patch of brood. 1 QC. Sufficient room& stores.

Hive 3 – Peter Reader – National Brood, 7 BIAS, 2 stores.  Queen seen, marked & killed.  2 supers.   Temper 9   

Hive 4 – Brian Herbert/Andy Horton – National Brood.  1 supersedure QC, 8 brood, no uncapped, 2 stores, sufficient room & stores. Health inspection clean.  3 supers, storing & capping in 2 supers placed above crown board for clearing.  23/7 Varroa, MAQS added.  Temper 6.

Hive 5  Richard Williams/Garath C – National Brood, sufficient room & stores.  3 supers, stores consolidated, super removed.  Temper 8.

Hive Q96 – Chris Clark/Rowan R/ Gareth C – National Double Brood.  Top 6 BIAS, bottom 9 BIAS. 6 stores.   Queen seen.  Sufficient room & stores.  1 super.  3/7 Varroa  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, old frames moved to sides, super removed. Feeder replenished.  Temper 9.

Horton Hive – Brian Herbert/Andy Horton – National Deep, brief inspection, all ok.

Horton Nuc – Andy Horton/Brian Herbert –  National nuc on 2 frames created 7 July.  Brief inspection, all ok.

Paul&Rachel Hive – Paul/Liz Hawes/Anne-C B – National Brood, Queen seen at last! (black, beautiful). 7 BIAS, 3 drawn space, 1stores.  Brood chamber as super, 2 stores 9 free  Temper 10.

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