v0.34:Beekeeper

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Beekeeper
Association  
Profession Farmer
Job Title Beekeeper
Labor Beekeeping
Tasks
  • Install Colony in Hive
  • Collect Hive Products
Workshop
Attributes
None
This article is about an older version of DF.

Beekeeper is the skill associated with the beekeeping labor. Beekeepers build hives, install honey bee colonies (bumblebee beekeeping has not yet been implemented), and collect hive products: royal jelly and honeycombs. As such they are the primary workers of the beekeeping industry.

Bugs[edit]

  • Dwarves have a hard time splitting hives. They also have a hard time keeping track of wild colonies of bees that die out.Bug:3981 Having the beekeeping labor enabled on only one dwarf at a time may alleviate these problems. Removing and rebuilding empty hives usually fixes beekeepers stuck trying to install colonies. You can see which ones are empty and remove them the same time with t.