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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 2 hours ago.

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 yesterday.

"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 yesterday.

? 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 yesterday.

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 yesterday.

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.

Does anyone want the bees living in my backyard? 8 Replies

Hi,I was considering becoming a beekeper, but I realize now I'm too scared of them to entertain the idea :)If anyone would like to take these guys away, please give me a call. They live in this wall right now.…Continue

Started by Karina Guzzi in Swarms. Last reply by Karina Guzzi on Monday.


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