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Top bar hive and Langstroh extractor for sale. 3 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 Christina Allday-Bondy 14 hours ago.

Mite Away Quick Strips

Does anyone have extra MAQS to sell?  I need to treat 2 hives and I don't want to order and pay for the minimum of 10 to make an order?  Continue

Started by Lorene Pyeatt in Swarms yesterday.

Pricing Your Honey 1 Reply

What do folks usually get or ask for when selling honey?  Looking at selling but I don't know what the going rate is except for the grocery store.  It would be just honey not comb.ThanksContinue

Started by Christina Parlapiano in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Carl Smith on Monday.

Beekeeping classes

Has anyone heard about the classes that Daniel Espalin offers ?Is he having them this fall or not ?Thanks - SamContinue

Started by Samuel Lopez in News + Announcements on Thursday.

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 Sep 16.

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 Sep 15.

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 Sep 14.

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 Sep 13.

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Nikki is now a member of Albuquerque Beekeepers
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ABQ Beeks Monthly Meeting/End of the Season Potluck Celebration, October at meeting

October 2, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Our October meeting will be combined with our end of season potluck celebration. Jason Fink and Ray…See More
2 hours ago
Christina Allday-Bondy replied to Gene Stillman's discussion Top bar hive and Langstroh extractor for sale.
"Gene, Is the top bar a Crowder style or Bradford-Carr? "
14 hours ago
Samuel Lopez commented on Jefferson's group warre hive users
"Wm. / Jefferson- with these cooler temps the last couple of days and specifically the overnight…"
16 hours ago
Ed Costanza left a comment for Nathan Cogburn
"Hi Nathan, Have you had any bee losses this past year?  If so you might want to look into the…"
20 hours ago
Lorene Pyeatt posted a discussion

Mite Away Quick Strips

Does anyone have extra MAQS to sell?  I need to treat 2 hives and I don't want to order and pay for…See More
yesterday
Carl Smith replied to Christina Parlapiano's discussion Pricing Your Honey
"I have half pint in a glass jar going for $8."
Monday
Christina Parlapiano posted a discussion

Pricing Your Honey

What do folks usually get or ask for when selling honey?  Looking at selling but I don't know what…See More
Monday

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