During the COVID-19 crisis, all inspections/manipulations are carried out in line with the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines

Apiary record 12 June 2021

By |June 17th, 2021|Categories: Apiary|0 Comments

Custodians Dean Gregory & Peter Reader examined the hives.  Weather 25C.  All colonies shook-swarmed six days earlier & fed 1:1 syrup Colony 1 - National single Brood , 2.5 frames bees on 6 June.  2.5 frames [...]

Apiary Record 9 June 2021

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: Apiary|0 Comments

Ali Hollingbery, Chris Clark & Rowan Roberts Inspected all colonies, removing Queen Excluders from beneath brood chambers Colony 1 - 2.5 frames bees, little food taken Colony 2 - 5 frames bees, 1.5 eggs, good brood [...]

Apiary Record 6 June 2021

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All colonies in the Apiary Shook Swarmed and fed 1.5L 1:1 syrup. Colony 1 - Ali & Graham Rowden - Queen seen, 2.5 frames bees. Colony 2 - Ali & Graham - No queen seen, no [...]

Apiary Record 26 May 2021

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Overcast day. Colony 1 - inspected by Ali & Rowan - Single National Brood - Queen seen, 3 frames bees, 1 frame brood.  No Stores, trickle feed added.  Health good. Temper 6. Colony 2 - inspected by [...]

Apiary Report 17 May 2021

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The health of one of the colonies giving cause for concern, the Seasonal Bee Inspector Isaac Mullane  inspected all colonies on the Apiary.  EFB was confirmed in colony 12, part of a double queen colony with [...]