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Wishing for an abundance of sun, rain, blooms, and friendly, healthy bees as we begin another season of beekeeping here in Albuquerque.  Sign in to find out what's new with your fellow beekeepers!

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Top bar hive and Langstroh extractor for sale. 2 Replies

I have major back problems lately, probably having surgery soon and need to sell my Top Bar hive. I cannot handle the weight lately.  I am also moving and need to find a good home for the girls. I cannot get out to the side yard and check on…Continue

Started by Gene Stillman in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Gene Stillman 23 hours ago.

Cross Combing 2 Replies

We are new beekeepers. We have 3 top bars. We went in to them for the first time in an embarrassingly long time, and Hive One seems to be playing by the rules well. Encouraged by our efforts, we opened Hive Two and Three and what a disaster. Cross…Continue

Started by Miriam Boldman in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Miriam Boldman 23 hours ago.

2014 NM State Fair Honey Division Winners 1 Reply

Congratulations to all who submitted entries to the 2014 NM State Fair. We counted more than 70 entries this year. If you haven't made it to the fair yet, make sure to stop by during the weekend and say hi to the hard working beekeeper volunteers at…Continue

Tags: Division, Winners, Honey, Fair, NM

Started by Jessie Brown in News + Announcements. Last reply by Samuel Lopez yesterday.

Extractors 3 Replies

Where is the best place to purchase an extractor or is there a "community" extractor?  Anyone selling an extractor?ThanksContinue

Started by Christina Parlapiano in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Gene Stillman on Sunday.

Bees needed for the observation hive. 6 Replies

Hello,we are still scrambling to find bees for our observation hive at the fair, the main draw to our table. Would any of you langstroth beeks be willing to lend two frames of bees for this weekend and next? We would pick them up at your hive on…Continue

Started by Carolyn Hammack in Hives + Bees. Last reply by ron brooks on Saturday.

Swarmming in September...? 1 Reply

My colony swarmed and I caught them.  Is this normal for the Roswell area for a colony to swarm in the first week of September?Continue

Started by Scott Stevenson in Swarms. Last reply by Jefferson on Friday.

honey harvest 3 Replies

Hello,hubbie and I harvested today. The honey is dark with a good flavor and very thick. Question: There's a lot of tiny air bubbles. I don't remember seeing bubbles in previous harvests. Is this normal?thanks! Camille and BeeContinue

Started by Camille Cunningham in Swarms. Last reply by Rhett Renoud Sep 8.

The Best Bee Hive? 7 Replies

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

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Started by Randy S. in How to Start Beekeeping in Albuquerque. Last reply by Rhett Renoud Sep 7.

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Jefferson commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"ts better to start like you are, one hive one season you will probably never feel like you are…"
54 minutes ago
Samuel Lopez commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"Rhett- the hive is only at 2 boxes right now so we're good there. I plan to wait a bit ,…"
1 hour ago
Jefferson commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"9-17---to---10--28 = plenty of time to work..?..!..if you have lots of bees in the box they should…"
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Rhett Renoud commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"Sam, feeding won’t hurt, but I would wait a little longer.  Your bees are still bringing…"
11 hours ago
Samuel Lopez commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"From my readings in "Natural Beekeeping with the Warre Hive", "The Practical…"
12 hours ago
Gene Stillman replied to Gene Stillman's discussion Top bar hive and Langstroh extractor for sale.
"The buckets and extractor were picked up last night. I also sold a homemade bee vacuum. The hive is…"
23 hours ago
Miriam Boldman replied to Miriam Boldman's discussion Cross Combing
"Thanks Jessie, Your info is super-helpful! It was kind of my instinct to leave them alone for now.…"
23 hours ago
Jessie Brown replied to Miriam Boldman's discussion Cross Combing
"Hello Dan and Miriam. My suggestion this late in the year is to leave the hives cross combed over…"
23 hours ago

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