The second set of new beekeepers in separate training ‘bubbles’ met at the Apiary on a warm sunny Wednesday with trainers Brad Davies and Hilary Hayward

Weather 15C and sunny

Hive 3 – trainer Brad Davies – National 1 Brood.  2020 Queen. Moved to Association Apiary from Brad Davies 7 February 2021. fed 1pt 1:1 on 8 February 2021.   6 sealed QC’s 6 frames brood, sufficient room & stores.  Temper 9.

Hive 5 – trainer Hilary Hayward – National double Brood.  3 brood in each deep, 3 stores in top, 1 in bottom.  Sufficient room & stores. Varroa count high as seen on frames.  Temper 10.  Removed eke with honey frames (bees preparing for laying).

Hive 8 – super of undrawn foundation added.

Hive 9 – inspected David Parkinson – National Deep, no brood, 5 stores, 1 frame bees.  Hive destroyed