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Aggressive Bees 4 Replies

I spoke with someone last year who told me they deal with aggressive bees, but I can't remember who. Can anyone tell me who deals with them? One of our hives is super aggressive. I considered re-queening and started looking for the queen when my…Continue

Started by Glenna Rule in Swarms. Last reply by brujoman moreno 11 hours ago.

Cutout available on the westside.

 Recent swarm call didn't pan out, they were gone when I got there. It looks like there is a large colony still under the small wooden shed (8'x8' or so) in the back yard. Would anyone be interested in evaluating the project for a cutout? It is near…Continue

Tags: hive, bees, cutout, swarm

Started by Carlos Aragon in Swarms 15 hours ago.

Top bar needed 7 Replies

Hello all.  My top bar hive is expanding rapidly. I need to split this hive and thus need a new shell for my ladies.Anyone have a top bar shell available for sale? My current hive has 19 inch bars.Continue

Started by Gene Stillman in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Carolyn Hammack 17 hours ago.

Open Space 14 May 3 Replies

I volunteered to work at the Open Space on 14 May as a top bar expert but never received confirmation.  Am I on the list to help?  Leon SpackmanContinue

Started by Leon Spackman in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Leon Spackman yesterday.

Hives died 6 Replies

Ok, we had three topbar hives going into the winter.  Populations looked fine, we thought they had enough resources.  One was weak, and we wondered if it was going to make it.  Nevertheless.  All three hives didn't make it.  So, several questions:1)…Continue

Started by Buckner Creel in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Ben Noyce yesterday.

cut outs and swarms

anyone near gallup wanting to do a honey bee cut out and a swarm in a small bush? also any one near hobbs n.m. wanting to do a cut out? call ron 505-804-6794 for more infoContinue

Started by ron brooks in Swarms yesterday.

Local Top Bar Starter Nuc Hives for Sale.

I have few top bar starter nuc hives I am selling.  One is ready right now.  These are established mini-colonies.  The honeybees know their queen.  These nuc hive include a fresh well mated queen, four bars of: bees, drawn comb, brood (both open and…Continue

Started by Steve Burton in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer yesterday.


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brujoman moreno replied to Glenna Rule's discussion Aggressive Bees
"If you found someone to help you, I would like to know what advise or help they were able to…"
11 hours ago
Carlos Aragon posted a discussion

Cutout available on the westside.

 Recent swarm call didn't pan out, they were gone when I got there. It looks like there is a large…See More
15 hours ago
Mary Young posted a discussion
16 hours ago
Carolyn Hammack replied to Gene Stillman's discussion Top bar needed
"Hi Marisol, I work long days except for Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays when I have off."
17 hours ago
Marisol Greene replied to Gene Stillman's discussion Top bar needed
"hello Carolyn, when is a good time to call you? thx. marisol"
18 hours ago
Bob Upshaw posted a blog post

Anyone do cut outs?

I'm on the swarm list and have been getting a lot of calls lately.  Unfortunately, many of the…See More
21 hours ago
Leon Spackman replied to Leon Spackman's discussion Open Space 14 May
"Mary Lee, I will be glad to come on the 14th Thanks for following up.  I received a not from…"
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