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Welcome to Abq Beeks 2015 Season

Wishing for an abundance of sun, rain, blooms, and friendly, healthy bees as we begin another season of beekeeping here in Albuquerque.  Sign in to find out what's new with your fellow beekeepers!


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Started by Richard Whiteside in Hives + Bees yesterday.

Has anyone caught a swarm this year 17 Replies

Just getting a feel for this year's swarm season. Have you caught one this year? If so when and where?

Started by Carl Smith in Swarms. Last reply by Ian Vill yesterday.

New bee blog— "Think like a bee: Lessons from the hive"

Check it out…pass it along…sign up for it regularly in your inbox! …Continue

Started by Anita Amstutz in News + Announcements on Thursday.

"Dreaded" laying worker bees: Ethical question - what's best for the bees? 10 Replies

Greetings -- I am a new beekeeper with my first hive.Without going into too many details, I have a dead queen and 3 combs of laying worker bees (estimated 2 weeks). My lack of experience and knowledge contributed to this situation and now I want to…Continue

Started by Carrie Christopher in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Daniel Johnson on Thursday.

? swarm list ? 1 Reply

how do we sign up for the swarm list ?Continue

Started by tom nims in Swarms. Last reply by Pete Stromberg on Thursday.

Swarm available today 2 Replies

I have a new swarm in a swarm catcher that I would like to send to a new home today.  Call or text me at 505-238-6064.JoanContinue

Tags: available, Swarm

Started by Joan Lasche in Swarms. Last reply by Joan Lasche on Thursday.

Swarm Available Today - Looking for Removal ASAP 5 Replies

Hi All,I keep bees in a friend's yard. They swarmed on Sunday to a tree in the yard. Due to work obligations and lack of an empty hive, I cannot take them. They are on a low branch - no ladder needed.I'm hoping someone else can take them asap before…Continue

Started by Kim in Swarms. Last reply by Kim on Tuesday.

Looking to start a Bee hive in Corrales, NM 5 Replies

Hello,I am a new bee keeper and am looking for a queen and some worker bees. I was looking at Zia Bee company ( a friend refereed me because he has purchased from them before. If anyone…Continue

Started by Dorian Folie in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Dorian Folie on Tuesday.


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Albuquerque Brood Sharing

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