Weather 14 degrees and overcast.
Hive #1 – inspected by Nigel. 14 x 12 + shallow brood boxes. Queen not seen. 2 Queen cells destroyed. Brood on 7 frames (deep and shallow).
Hive #2 – not inspected as reserved for Wednesday.
Hive #3 – inspected by David P. Double brood. Two open charged queen cells. Brood on 7 frames. Created Nuc (3A) with 3 frames. Top super ready to extract.
Hive #4 – inspected by David P. Super full, consider extracting. Shallow has queen cells – Nuc created (4A). Hive Hive #5 – inspected by Liz & Rowan. 14 x 12. Queen seen and marked White. Brood on 9 frames. Super added. Drone brood removed.
Hive #6 – not inspected as reserved for Wednesday.
Hive #7 – inspected by Rowan/Graham. Brood +half. Queen not seen. Brood on 8 frames. Super added. Moved hive 3 feet to new position.
Hive #8 – no records.
Hive # 9 – inspected by David P. Queen seen, no queen cells and very little brood (1 frame) and little stores. Fed syrup. Some eggs but very slow laying.