I think I have AFB

I THINK I HAVE AFB STEPS TO TAKE:

1  Download the AFB App (currently under development) and progress through the steps

2  Visit disease inspection diagnosis page on our website Disease Inspection Diagnosis

3  If you consider upon your research that you have AFB, you need to destroy the hive within 7 days in the approved manner and notify the Management Agency within 7 days in writing by using the form Reporting AFB Form or online via this link.

If you are not sure, please contact an AsureQuality Apicultural Officer, detailed below:

Tony Roper – North Island
AsureQuality Limited
PO Box 4127
Mt Maunganui
South Tauranga 3149
tony.roper@asurequality.com 
Phone: (07) 574 2596 Mobile: (021) 283 1829

Chantel Rich – South Island
AsureQuality Limited
PO Box 85006
Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647
chantel.rich@asurequality.com
Mobile 021 951 625

Byron Taylor
AsureQuality Limited
31 Norman Hayward Place
Te Rapa
Hamilton
byron.taylor@asurequality.com
Phone: (07) 850 2867  Mobile: (021) 918 400

AFB Quiz
Take the AFB 5 minute quiz

How well do you know what you need to know about AFB and beekeeping? Take our short quiz and find out.

AFB Videos
Videos

Our videos cover everything from your legal obligations to how to recognise AFB, collecting cell and bee samples and more.

AFB Symptoms
Symptoms

There’s a lot of good information here, telling you everything you need to know about recognising AFB: the visual symptoms, smell of AFB and more.

AFB Inspection and Diagnosis
Inspection and Diagnosis

Successfully eliminate AFB by telling the difference between symptoms of AFB and other brood diseases in the hive. We tell you the best methods for inspecting your hives.

AFB Law
The Law

New Zealand beekeepers have a number of legal obligations that must be met regarding AFB disease. Read the shortened list in summary, here.

AFB Elimination
Elimination

Most hives become infected because bees, honey or equipment have been put into a hive from another hive that is infected with AFB. Lower your chances of an  AFB infection by reading this section.

AFB Course Info
AFB Recognition Course Info

Find out when the next AFB Recognition and Competency Courses, or Refresher Courses are available. These are held throughout the year in various New Zealand locations across the South Island and North Island.

AFB App
The AFB App

This is currently under development and all registered beekeepers will be notified when it is available.