Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
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I have a few top bar starter Nucs that I am selling. These are established mini-colonies. The honeybees know their queen. These Nuc have proven queens that have survived this last winter. The queens where raised and breed right here in…Continue
Hi folks,I need to retire from active beekeeping at my home but I will remain active in BEEKS. As such I will be selling my grand collection and my honeys ;(. I collected over 10 gallons of honey from my two active hives last year.I currently have…Continue
Started by Gerry Williams in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer 22 hours ago.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=675575319165168If you listen carefully, you can hear the queen making piping sounds before she emerges from her cell. Here is another good video…Continue
Started by Randy S. in Hives + Bees yesterday.
Does anyone else have small brown and black dots around the entrance to their hives. I fear this may be the dreaded nosema. I was still having a lot of activity around the entrance until a few days ago. Now nothing. Hopefully, I haven't lost them.…Continue
By far the most common question we hear is, "Which type of hive should I get?" This is a complex question that boils down to: what do you want to get out of beekeeping? Is it strictly pollination and support of honeybee populations? A little honey?…Continue
What are the pros/cons of Warre hives ? They seem to be a cross betwen Top Bar and Langstroth hives. Does anyone with Abq Beeks use them ?Thanks - SamContinue
I have wanted to learn about beekeeping ever since I wasa kid. 20 years in military seemed to get in the way. I wonder if anyone would trade knowledge and honey for some help? I am in 87111 zip code.
Just a quick note. TJ Carr is in the hospital recovering from pneumonia. He is feeling better but not up for visitors yet. In true TJ fashion, he is still returning calls and answering beekeeping questions.Send good thoughts and prayers his way.Continue