Hive strength

We are constantly getting feedback from beekeepers from around the world. This is helping us to build a better product for all users. Thank you Nikodém for informing us about this improvement! “Hi dear Bogdan. Thanks a lot for your work! I have one remark to Apiary Book: We can set “Strength” into “Hive” page,…

Queen transfer

In case you want to transfer the queen from a hive to another, use the <Transfer to> feature: 1. Select the hive from Hives list 2. Press Details in the Queen section 3. Choose option Transfer to 4. Add date of the transfer 5. Select destination hive (i.e. Hive 1-15) 6. Press OK 7. Add…

Replacement of Queens

Why is it recommended to change queens periodically? – young queens are more prolific in their first year, even some until the second year of life – maintain healthier colony and less prone to diseases, health of the hive is dependent on the queen – avoid the action of swarming, which is a natural instinct…

Flagged hives

If you have a hive that need your attention or you want to easily follow up, you can flag it in Apiary Book app. This helps you remember to inspect it later. Flagged hives are easy to spot, thanks to the red icon. Examples of flagged hives: – queen sighted but no larvae are present,…

Apiary Book 4.4

Apiary Book 4.4 for Android is available, get it on Google Play! Now you can add to-do list for each individual hive. You will be notified about the activities scheduled the day before or on that day at 8:30 a.m. So you can easily remember what work you have to do, and never miss an…

Efficient Hive Inspections

Our recommendations for hive inspection: – review the notes from the last inspections – decide if you have to check the hive and look at what is new – if  inspection is required, examine the bee colony and record all information (population, queen, brood, honey) – schedule the next activities Hive ToDo list Acting like this,…