Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Homemade Honey Extractors

Do any of you use homemade/alternative ways of extracting honey from lang frames? If so, can you describe what you use? 

Started by Carolyn Hammack

2 Aug 20
Reply by Fabiola Rivera

Cut out or trap out needed

I was contacted by a gentleman who has a beehive in his balcony. I'm not able to cut into stucco and honestly don't have the time to do a t…

Started by Carl Smith

0 Aug 14

Hot Hives

Did you catch the recent  KOB STORY about a hot hive on the west side? Here is a decent Mother Earth News ARTICLE about how to deal with a…

Started by Carolyn Hammack

0 Aug 6


Aren't bees constantly teaching us something?  I had a hive abscond on me yesterday.  My neighbor called to state that I had a swarm in my…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

0 Aug 5

Accidentally injuring or killing the queen.

I was wondering how often the queen becomes injured or killed with routine maintenance while going through a hive. I saw the queen in a sup…

Started by W. Bryan Castleberry

3 Aug 5
Reply by Jefferson

Collapsing Comb In The Heat

I was wondering if anyone had a thought on TBH comb collapsing in the heat.  I am wondering if the hive roof makes a difference or if the d…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

4 Jul 28
Reply by Jerry Anderson


Hello, Is there anyone with an extra queen they would like to sell? 

Started by Graeme Davis

2 Jun 17
Reply by Graeme Davis

When to move bait box to hive

I am a brand new newbie and need some help. I have two beautiful Warre hives that I set up earlier this spring and they have been sitting e…

Started by Sarah McMahon

6 Jun 17
Reply by Sarah McMahon

Laying Workers---If you think an unfertilized egg cannot produce a female worker bee Think Again..

Thelytoky in a Strain of U.S. Honey Bees (Apis Mellifera L.) May, 1991 – Bee Science For those of you that wonder if a laying worker can pr…

Started by Raymond Espinoza

0 Jun 4

hosting hives

I have two properties in Northern New Mexico in which I would like to host hives. any takers?

Started by Billy Terrazas

0 Jun 4


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