Hive Records key

We base the format for our records on the BBKA hive keeping record system with our own extensions.

General

Q ↦ Queen observed

QC ↦ Queen cells observed

There are several types, with different characteristics.

Brood

Stores

Room

Health

VVarroa mites

Tem ↦ Temper

A number which describes the docility of the colony.

Feed

Weather

Who

Notes

Notes are shown below each line after a :: symbol. We also log the addition and removal of supers here, because at the moment it's a rather rare event. Symbols like +1s or -½s record changes to supers in abbreviated form.