Am 13C, pm 8C and cool, not a day for detailed inspection.
Colony 2 – trainer Brian Herbert – National Double Brood. 10 /11 BIAS. Sufficient room & stores. 2 supers. Second Deep of foundation added . Temper 7.
Colony 4 – trainer Peter Reader – National Double Brood. 6 & 6 Brood. 1 sealed QC. Artificial swarm performed creating Colony 4A. Sufficient room & stores. Checker for further QCs. DO NOT OPEN UNTIL 16 MAY
Colony 5 – trainer Anne-Chantal Ballard – National single deep. Queen seen. Artificial swarm performed creating Colony 5A. 1 frame brood, 1 frame stores. Sufficient room. Super undrawn + 1 frame stores added. Feeder added. Temper 10.
Colony 5A – trainer Anne-Chantal Ballard – National single deep + shallow. Brood in both. Multiple QCs. Sufficient room. Low on stores. Temper 10. Actions required: feed, move to other side of 5 and turn 180 then DO NOT DISTURB UNTIL 2 JUNE. Temper 10