Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
As we button down our hives for the fall and winter season, we look forward to abundant, healthy bees in spring. Please continue to post your beekeeping activities, questions and activities as beekeepers never really rest, do we?
We have a small weak colony that came out of a trapout that is up for grabs. The queen is there and laying- she's a bit on the small side, probably an emergency queen or a multiple swarm cast off. She has about 2-3 frames of bees with her.We'd…Continue
ABQ Beeks, NMBKA and Slow Food ABQ wish to thank the sponsors, volunteers, host sites and guests for coming together and creating a remarkable community experience. After a brief morning rain, the day became spectacular. There were over 200 visits…Continue
Started by Abq Beeks in News + Announcements Oct 10.
I have a package hive started April 2017. They seemed to be doing fine (laying queen with tight laying pattern) until today. All they had were a few spots of capped brood, scant honey, and a small pile of dead bees in middle of hive. I do not know…Continue
I am forced to stop beekeeping for health reasons. I have several things I'd like to sell (will also donate to a school)2 half suits with attached veils (sizes L and XL)1 veil for over a hat1 smoker2 pair gauntleted leather gloves1 honey filter…Continue
A sweet congrats to all the bees and their keepers who have won ribbons in the New Mexico State Fair!AMATEUR SECTIONSection 127 Class 343Cut comb extra light amberRhett Renoud, Blue (first)Chase Bramer, Red (second)Carlos and Tracy Aragon, White…Continue
Started by Carolyn Hammack in News + Announcements Sep 7.