Petersfield Apiary, under the management of Neil mariner aided by Apiary Custodians Peter Reader, Dean Gregory, Ali Hollingbery, Philip Gurney, Derek Beesley and James Crawford. will be open to PDBKA Members on Wednesday afternoon from noon and Sunday afternoons from 2pm throughout the beekeeping season.

PDBKA APIARY OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS from noon WEDNESDAYS &

2pm SUNDAYS

Apiary Record 19 June 2022

By |June 27th, 2022|Categories: Apiary|0 Comments

19C, cloudy Hive 1 - inspected. by Peter Reader - National Double Brood, 2 Supers, 10 frames bees, 7 frames BIAS, Sufficient room & stores.  Sac Brood, Temper 7. Hive 2 - inspected. by Peter Reader [...]

Apiary Record 15 June 2022

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20C Sunny. Hive 2 - inspected by Neil Mariner - Following the SBI inspection of 14 June when 3 frames eggs were seen the sealed QC inserted on 10 June was removed. Hive 5 - inspected [...]

Apiary Record 14 June 2022

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Isaac Mullane SBI carried out a follow-up inspection of all hives, EFB having been identified in the Apiary in 2021. Hive 1 - National Single Brood, 10 frames bees, 5.5 frames BIAS, charged QC's.  Bald Brood, [...]

Apiary Record 12 June 2022

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19C Sun & cloud Hive 1 - inspected by Peter Reader - National Single Brood, 2 Supers, 9 Frames bees, 6 frames BIAS, Queen seen, QC of last inspection absent.  Sufficient room & stores, Health OK, [...]

Apiary Record 8 June 2022

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Cloudy 16C Hive 3 - A Miller frame for QC rearing was added on 31 May and 6 cells were being drawn on 4 June.  At today's inspection all had been torn down.  A frame from Hive [...]

Apiary Record 4 June 2022

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16C periodic sunshine Hive 1 - inspected by Peter Reader - National Single Brood, 2 supers.  Queen and, for the second week, one QC seen.  9 frames bees, 5 frames BIAS.  QC and Queen left to [...]