Apiary Book 2.7

A new version 2.7 of Apiary Book is available in Google Play! What’s new: • Transfer hive between different apiaries • Selection of apiary location (lat/lon) using map • Possibility to sort the list of queens • Various improvements and bug fixes If you are using a previous version of Apiary Book, you can check…

Hive transfer

In case you changed the hearth of beehives (new location) or just want to move the hives between existing apiaries, use the Transfer to feature: 1. Select the hive from Hives list 2. In the top right, tap ⁝ (option menu) 3. Choose Transfer to 4. The current apiary of the hive is selected by default (i.e.…

Labels/categories for hives

Use labels to organize your hives into categories, like: hive without queen varroa mites detected,  preparing for swarming or any other category you want. Subscribe to the YouTube channel for app tips, tricks and how-to’s. Add a label/category: Open the Apiary Book app In the top left, tap Menu ≡ Tap Labels Press ADD Add Name (category) Add Description…

Strength of the hive or bee family

It is important to record each change of the status/strength of the hive or bee family. This monitoring will allow the beekeeper to take the proper actions (unification, treatment, queen change etc.) Example: Date: 01/06/2016, Hive state: Active, Bee family source: Artificial swarming, Strength: 25%, Weak Date: 15/07/2016, Hive state: Active, Strength: 88%, Strong Check…

Hive weight measurement

The measurement of hive weight provides useful insight into the condition and activities of the honey bee colony and the interaction of the bees with their environment. Additional resource: https://honeybeenet.gsfc.nasa.gov/About/SHprotocol.htm Add a hive weight measurement: Open the Apiary Book app In the top left, tap Menu ≡ Tap Hive Weight Press ADD Add Date of the measurement Add Quantity…