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My new Saskafraz queen was balled by her workers! 3 Replies

I've ordered a new queen from Oliveras Queenbees that will get here on May 31st.In the meantime I would like to calm my girls down with a couple of frames (regular Langstroth deeps) full of brood to at least give them something to do while we…Continue

Tags: requeening, queens, balled, frames, brood

Started by Kenneth H Jones in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Kenneth H Jones yesterday.

Queen needed 2 Replies

Opened my hives today, and found that one is very active and replete with honey, bees, pollen -- but no brood, and no queen spotted.  Are there any queens to be had in the area?  Call or text me at 505-553-9445.  Thanks!Cheers,ZigContinue

Started by Zig (John Ziegler) in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Zig (John Ziegler) yesterday.

Any packages available? 1 Reply

Our colony didn’t over winter, and a package we got from a friend (who got an extra) also failed. Are there any packages coming in in the next few weeks? Continue

Started by Mark Hamilton in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Justin Armstrong yesterday.

PART TIME HELP WANTED 2 Replies

ABQ Hive Rentals is looking for a part-time helper to help with monthly hive inspections.  Please reply or call Justin to schedule an interview.  All tools and transportation is provided.  About 15-20 hours per week. Continue

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Started by Justin Armstrong in News + Announcements. Last reply by Justin Armstrong yesterday.

Summer Tanager 6 Replies

I recently installed a package of bees in our backyard (Corrales).  Shortly afterward, we had a new arrival in the back yard - a summer tanager. He sits in the tree above the hive and dives down and picks off bees - like ducks in a rain barrel. From…Continue

Started by Ken Duckert in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Christianne Hinks on Monday.

Mated queens

We will have some mated queens ready soon, and then throughout the summer. 505-515-7515 Continue

Tags: queens, mated

Started by Justin Armstrong in Hives + Bees on Friday.

Anyone have any experience with Flow Hives?

I keep hearing a lot about Flow Hives, pro and con.  But I have not heard from anyone with any actual experience.Does anyone here have actual experience?Continue

Started by Mindless Rabble in Hives + Bees on Friday.

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"Asking who did you acquire your queen from all of my hives died this winter I had one left and…"
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Kenneth H Jones replied to Kenneth H Jones's discussion My new Saskafraz queen was balled by her workers!
"Justin, You can reach me anytime at 360 908 1622 by cellphone call or text. Ken"
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Kenneth H Jones replied to Kenneth H Jones's discussion My new Saskafraz queen was balled by her workers!
"Justin, Sounds very good.  I'm thinking I might need 3 frames if that works for…"
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Zig (John Ziegler) replied to Zig (John Ziegler)'s discussion Queen needed
"Justin - Thanks for the recommendations. I just picked up a queen from another beek. Fingers…"
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Justin Armstrong replied to Kenneth H Jones's discussion My new Saskafraz queen was balled by her workers!
"$15 bucks a frame...OR bring the frames back full of queen cells when your queen gets here.?"
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