Sunday 28th August 2016

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10.30am

Cloudy, drizzle, sunshine. 20C

Hive 1:
– National 14×12
– 9 frames, 1 dummy board
– warm arrangement (frames parallel with the entrance)

5 frames brood, front to middle, at least one frame of eggs
5 frames stores – some capped

Queen on frame 1 (unmarked)

Arrangement:

Crownboard
Queen excluded
Brood box

Things to remember:

  • Ivy flow still to come
  • Sufficient room for overwintering
  • Varroa treatment to be done next week
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