Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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When to start a new hive

I live in the down town area.  I will be introducing bees to my hive this spring.  When is the best time to introduce a box of bees in Alb…

Started by Nicholas Appleton

4 21 hours ago
Reply by Nicholas Appleton

Varroa Mites HELP

Found a few dozen dead varroa mites in the opening to the reducer on my hive today... anyone know where to get Formic acid strips?

Started by Kate Hollander

0 Nov 18

Where to buy bees

I am plan to become a new bee keeper.  I have ordered by hives, which I will assemble this winter, and introduce bees next spring (2016). …

Started by Nicholas Appleton

5 Oct 22
Reply by Nicholas Appleton

Lots of Uncapped Honey

Hi all - Today we went into our top-bar hive expecting to be able to harvest quite a bit of honey. The hive is strong and there is a lot of…

Started by Renee

1 Oct 10
Reply by Buckner Creel

Warring bees?

We have two top bar hives in our backyard (separated perhaps by 4 ft) that were peacefully and purposefully collecting nectar side by side…

Started by Isabel Constable

2 Sep 29
Reply by Jodi Hedderig

Does anyone want a top bar hive full of bees

I am moving across the country and there is a great top bar hive on my property that needs a home. Its in the east mountains. I am intensel…

Started by douglas ash

1 Sep 18
Reply by douglas ash

2,4-D spraying near N Valley hives

The person contracted by Open Space to plant crops on Candelaria Farm, next door to us in the North Valley, has been given permission to bl…

Started by Christianne Hinks

1 Sep 18
Reply by Carolyn Hammack

Would someone come and get a nice top bar hive plus bees

I am relocating across the country and have a fine top bar hive on my property that needs a home. Free to a caring beekeeper. I am intensel…

Started by douglas ash

1 Sep 17
Reply by Maureen Ottesen

Video, Sept Abq Beeks Mtg

Did you miss the September Abq Beeks Meeting? You can view the video here.  Craig Noorlander talks about Winterizing Langstroth and Top Ba…

Started by Jessie Brown

0 Sep 15

all-in-one plastic frames and foundation?

Does anyone have feedback on all-in-one plastic frames and foundation? I bought a bunch and put it in my deep super (for brood and honey) a…

Started by Bobbi Huber

2 Sep 6
Reply by Michael A. Taylor


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