Weekly Inspection 1st May

Observations:

Weather still chilly, but dry. Temperature around 10C

lots of forage: wild garlic, cherry, apple, blackthorn nearly finished

just checking that the colonies are expanding. Weather turned as the inspection progressed- started racing, so didn’t manage to inspect last colony Aqua

Hive Record
Colony
Q
BIAS
Brood
Stores
CommentNext Inspection
BlueNY6.5 bias, lots of eggsBit of nectar, but no sealed stores. Removed partial drone trap brood - 11 in 100, no activity in the super Check for space
DenimYY5.5 frames of bias, expanded really well Some sealed storesExpanded wellCheck if ready for super - probably 2 weeks away