Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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No bees on blooming fruit trees and ornamentals

I am a backyard "fruit farmer" near the River in Albuquerque's Central Valley  (Paseo & Coors).  We have multiple Stone fruit trees and…

Started by Terrance Connors

1 Mar 20
Reply by Terrance Connors

Cutout needed this week

Folks, I received a call needing a cutout. They've sold the house and need it cut out of a parapet this week so their contractor can come a…

Started by Ben Noyce

3 Mar 16
Reply by ron brooks

Screened Inner Cover

When it gets hot this summer, should I change from a traditional inner cover to a screened inner cover for better ventilation? 

Started by Mike W

1 Mar 13
Reply by S Johnson + J Phillips

Empty hive :-(

ABQ Beekeeper colleagues, I am a novice; this was my first winter as a beekeeper and I had what I thought was a strong hive going into wint…

Started by Isabel Constable

3 Mar 11
Reply by Camille Cunningham

Nosema Ceranae?

I have three hives on my roof. I checked them on a warm day about three weeks ago and the bees were doing well. I didn't pull frames out, a…

Started by Bobbi Huber

1 Mar 10
Reply by daniel espalin

White Pollen

We are seeing white pollen on ours bees, should we be concerned? This is our first winter with our bees.

Started by Elizabeth Maldonado

4 Feb 12
Reply by Elizabeth Maldonado

Low population going into winter--both hives perished. Anyone else have this issue?

Hi, I had two hives and they both had very, very small brood, if any, going into November. Both of my hives perished. Did anyone else exp…

Started by Tracy LaValle

5 Feb 8
Reply by John Feuerherd

NM Certificate of Health??

Has anyone ever heard of or know about how to get a certificate of health for existing hives?

Started by Ben Noyce

0 Jan 26

Need help with my hive!

I am a first year beekeeper and consider myself a novice!. I need some urgent help and advice with my hive. We have one Langstroth hive tha…

Started by Alwyn VanderWalt

1 Jan 10
Reply by Mark Sommer

Active Bees

My first wintering of bees.  I was doing yard work all day.  Both my hives are very active.  They brought out their dead, which I would exp…

Started by Mark Sommer

0 Jan 10


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