Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
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?
I have several boxes of Walter Kelley hive foundation made of beeswax, for shallow hives - 17.25" x 5.25" x 2.125". I don't know if they are still useable, as honestly I have had them 30 years. We had hives in PA and kept the foundation in our…Continue
I have developed a severe allergy to bee stings and can no longer keep bees. I’m giving away my top bar hives (no bees right now) and all my equipment. Please contact me at 934-5664 if you’re interested in this equipment.
American Beekeeping FederationConference & TradeshowCELEBRATE the 75th Diamond Anniversary of the ABF at the 2018 American Beekeeping Federation Conference & Tradeshow, January 9-13, at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. Discover the…Continue
Started by Melanie Margarita Kirby in News + Announcements Oct 27.
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
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
Started by Abq Beeks in News + Announcements Oct 10.
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