Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
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I purchased a TBH from Jason Fink on Friday so I could do a trap/cutout this coming Tuesday. Then I got a call to capture a swarm on Saturday! How lucky is that? Now, I still need an empty box to do the cutout. Anyone have an extra box? The…Continue
I am a newbee jumping into top bar beekeeping and trapping bees all at once, and I have a rather complicated question. I have one package installed on May 2 that immediately began to supersede the queen, with 7 supersedure cells, a fair number of…Continue
I have one Top Bar Nuc for sale. I am selling them for $155. It come with four bars of comb, with a new queen, drawn comb containing: open & sealed brood, as well as honey stores and pollen. The nucs will come in a small waxed cardboard nuc…Continue
Started by Steve Burton in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer on Sunday.
I will be getting my bees tomorrow, and the next few days here in MT are rainy and in the 50s. Is it safe to place them in their TB hives now? Do I need to feed sugar water since it is chilly and rainy? Thanks for helping this novice beekeeper!Continue