Albuquerque Beekeepers

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Reduce Your Property Taxes with Honey Bees - NM Agriculture Exemption

We have posted a class on our website that covers the NM Agriculture exemption for honeybees as livestock to help reduce property taxes for those who own properties that exceed 1.5 acres. The state says the first 1/2 acre does not qualify when there…Continue

Tags: reduce, your, property, taxes, livestock

Started by Ed Costanza in News + Announcements Dec 1.

Unsolicited emails 10 Replies

I have recieved some weird emails from supposed BEEKS about contacting them offline. It is a form letter email but with different members names.. Anyone know.what this is about?Continue

Started by Dan Humbles in Swarms. Last reply by Abq Beeks Nov 24.

CABQ Public Apiary Proposal - Request for Input 4 Replies

I'm searching for input on how to propose the creation of a publicly accessible apiary to CABQ.  Given the importance that bees play in the success of agricultural economies and the environment as a whole, I feel that getting support from the city…Continue

Started by Scott Smith in News + Announcements. Last reply by Scott Smith Nov 21.

Package bees

Hello,I was thinking of pre ordering a package of bees from Mann lake just wondered everyone’s thoughts on their bees. If you’ve bought them before or just any insight.Thanks,Bridget Montaño Continue

Started by Bridget C Montano in Hives + Bees Nov 3.

Formic acid Varroa treatment 1 Reply

Does anyone have an extra formic acid treatment available for purchase?  I have a neighbor that needs to treat one of her hives.  Call or text 505-503-5587.  DebbieContinue

Tags: treatment, Varroa

Started by Deborah Cox in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Amy Owen Nov 1.

Horizontal hive 1 Reply

Anyone out there using a horizontal hive? I was wonder how well it worked also where you got it from. Thanks,Bridget Montaño Continue

Started by Bridget C Montano in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Jill Ross Oct 8.

IN NEED OF HELP! Hive turned aggressive. Need it removed ASAP 2 Replies

Over the past week my only hive has turned very aggressive.  For the past several days I have not been able to approach it within 15 feet without being attacked.  Unfortunately that distance places my neighbors in their attack zone as well, and out…Continue

Started by Scott Smith in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Scott Smith Oct 7.

Smoker Fuel 4 Replies

Well, I've run out of sunflower heads and stalks from my yard I've used for smoker fuel.  There's a good crop coming in this year, so I should be good for next year.  Does anyone have a good source of smoker fuel here in town, or would be willing to…Continue

Started by Buckner Creel in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Buckner Creel Oct 6.

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Ed Costanza left a comment for Bridget C Montano
"Hi Bridget,  give Lou a call at 505-286-4843 and she will reserve the bees for you.  I am…"
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Ed Costanza left a comment for Jack Hoffman
"Hi Jack,  Everything is weather dependent, but the average dates are as follows: Triple deeps…"
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Jack Hoffman left a comment for Ed Costanza
"HI...when will you have hives/Nucs available?"
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Bridget C Montano left a comment for Ed Costanza
"Hello,  I’ve spoken to your wife before. I would like to add 2 hives to my yard this…"
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Ed Costanza left a comment for Mara Hoffman
"Hi Mara, My wife, Louella (Lulu) and I are beekeepers in the area.  I have been keeping bees…"
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Ed Costanza left a comment for Jill Ross
"Hi Jill, My wife, Louella (Lulu) and I are beekeepers in the area.  I have been keeping bees…"
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Ed Costanza left a comment for Manny Bencomo
"Hi Manny, My wife, Louella (Lulu) and I are beekeepers in the area.  I have been keeping bees…"
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Ed Costanza left a comment for Michelle Strickland
"Hi Michelle, My wife, Louella (Lulu) and I are beekeepers in the area.  I have been keeping…"
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