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Welcome to Abq Beeks 2017 Season

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?

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Free weak colony 3 Replies

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

Started by S Johnson + J Phillips in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by maureen arellano on Monday.

Support for The Bee Lady of Oaxaca 1 Reply

Noemi Arnold is a PhD candidate studying the native stingless bees of Oaxaca.  Beekeeping of native bees has been…Continue

Started by Elizabeth Lake in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Elizabeth Lake Oct 14.

THANK YOU! Apiary and Pollinator Garden Tour

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

Tags: tour, apiary

Started by Abq Beeks in News + Announcements Oct 10.

in need of a mated queen 1 Reply

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

Started by Judy Allen in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Deborah Cox Oct 4.

Free queen

Does anyone need a free queen? Give me a call at 503-5587. Debbie

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Started by Deborah Cox in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer Oct 4.

Equipment for sale 3 Replies

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

Started by Dawn Crocetti in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Terri Tucker Sep 26.

Garden Tour 5 Replies

is there a flyer for the bee and garden tour coming up?  a friend with a business wants to put something up in her store. thanks you.Continue

Started by Gretchen Rieck in News + Announcements. Last reply by Elizabeth Lake Sep 25.

State Fair Ribbon Winners!

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.

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maureen arellano replied to S Johnson + J Phillips's discussion Free weak colony
"Thanks for the reply.  I really appreciate it.   Maureen"
Monday
S Johnson + J Phillips replied to S Johnson + J Phillips's discussion Free weak colony
"Hi Maureen- Someone messaged us just before you, so they're gone-- Sorry!"
Sunday
Elizabeth Lake commented on Raymond Espinoza's group Valencia County Beeks
"I will find it and repost!  :)"
Oct 14
Elizabeth Lake replied to Elizabeth Lake's discussion Support for The Bee Lady of Oaxaca
Oct 14
Elizabeth Lake posted a discussion
Oct 14
maureen arellano replied to S Johnson + J Phillips's discussion Free weak colony
"Seah, I would love to take this colony. I have a nuc box and I can put in a frame of honey in with…"
Oct 13
Dennis A. Muirhead posted a blog post
Oct 13
S Johnson + J Phillips posted a discussion

Free weak colony

We have a small weak colony that came out of a trapout that is up for grabs.  The queen is there…See More
Oct 12

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