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Aggressive hive 6 Replies

I received a phone call from people who have a box of bees in their backyard. They moved in eight years ago and just left the box alone, but now their neighbors are complaining. Apparently, the person who lived there before them had made some kind…Continue

Started by Glenna Rule in Swarms. Last reply by Raymond Espinoza 7 hours ago.

Free Bee Stuff 5 Replies

I am looking to donate some used (and unused) bee stuff.  I have some unopened boxes of wax frame (super) and several unopened boxes of wood frame components (super and 10 frame hive),  used hot knife used smoker, jar feeder bases, bee brush and a…Continue

Tags: Stuff, Bee, Free

Started by Brian Anderson in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Brian Anderson 11 hours ago.

Extractor for sale

Stainless steel tangential electric extractor. Radial reels are available. Dadant, perhaps? It can extract four deep frames or eight medium or shallow frames. Speed control clutch and 1/4 hp motor. 19" diameter, 26" tall barrel. American made. Works…Continue

Tags: Extractor

Started by Brett Rimer in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer on Sunday.

Homemade Honey Extractors 2 Replies

Do any of you use homemade/alternative ways of extracting honey from lang frames? If so, can you describe what you use? Continue

Started by Carolyn Hammack in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Fabiola Rivera Aug 20.

Any local suppliers? 3 Replies

Is there a store in the Albuquerque area where one can buy beekeeping supplies such tools, instead of using catalogs?Continue

Started by Fabiola Rivera in How to Start Beekeeping in Albuquerque. Last reply by Fabiola Rivera Aug 20.

Cut out or trap out needed

I was contacted by a gentleman who has a beehive in his balcony. I'm not able to cut into stucco and honestly don't have the time to do a trap out in his part of town. He lives in Ventana Ranch West. I have attached a picture. If this is something…Continue

Tags: hive., feral, out, trap, Cutout

Started by Carl Smith in Hives + Bees Aug 14.

Aug 14-19 Visiting Researcher Feral & Swarm sampling request

Hello Enthusiasts- Liz Walsh, a visiting researcher from Texas A&M Rangel Bee Lab is looking to take samples of feral hives (and captured swarms) before heading home end of next week. If you have caught a swarm that you suspect is from a feral…Continue

Tags: Walsh, zia, queenbees, Liz, sampling

Started by Melanie Margarita Kirby in News + Announcements Aug 13.

Fixing a Long Ignored Lang Hive 7 Replies

I have a friend in Algodones with a pretty healthy Lang hive about 4 boxes high. It has been ignored for many years. The foundation is long gone and it has been neglected so long that I can't get the frames out without breaking them. I need some…Continue

Started by Marlene Brown in Swarms. Last reply by Marlene Brown Aug 12.

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Profile IconMichaela, Robin Wexelblatt, Rainy Dyer and another member are attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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2015 Apiary Tour at Various locations around the Albuquerque metro area

August 29, 2015 from 9am to 12pm
You are invited to tour apiaries of local beekeepers. The 2015 Apiary Tour is sponsored by ABQ…See More
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Rainy Dyer commented on Carolyn Hammack's event 2015 Apiary Tour
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Robin Wexelblatt is now a member of Albuquerque Beekeepers
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Raymond Espinoza replied to Glenna Rule's discussion Aggressive hive
"Hi the property owner called me but it seemed they had some other arrangement. So i think they…"
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Brian Anderson replied to Brian Anderson's discussion Free Bee Stuff
"All, The bee stuff has been donated to a good cause.  Thanks for looking and keep on (bee)…"
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Rhett Renoud commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
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2015 Apiary Tour at Various locations around the Albuquerque metro area

August 29, 2015 from 9am to 12pm
You are invited to tour apiaries of local beekeepers. The 2015 Apiary Tour is sponsored by ABQ…See More
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