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Date: 17/5/14

posted May 17, 2014, 1:28 AM by Andrew Wootton   [ updated May 17, 2014, 1:49 AM ]
Temperature:    21
Present:    Andrew, Faye
Traffic at Entrance:    High
Bees Bringing in Pollen:    Yes
Eggs:    Not spotted (cloudy)
Open Brood:    Yes
Sealed Brood:    Yes, 5 frames
Open Nectar:    Yes
Capped Honey:    Yes,  9 frames
Queen Spotted?    No
Queen Cells:    No
Drones:    One spotted
Temperament:    Calm
Disease:    One ?small hive beetle/?earwig in beetle trap
Comments:    Top box full of capped honey. Lots of bees and plenty of brood. More than enough stores for winter.
If anything we could  extract another 4 frames, although now will leave well alone. 
Action Needed?    Take inventory and plan split for start of next season.
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