Albuquerque Beekeepers

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lost queen maybe?

one of my topbar hives is not doing well. anyone in the NE part of Abq, that might be able to advise me? (near Juan Tabo and Candlearia) I…

Started by Gretchen Rieck

3 21 hours ago
Reply by Camille Cunningham

I need help to split my hive

I have top bar hive that looks super-full.the bees are bearding like crazy and there are tons of bees in the bottom of the hive as well. I…

Started by Maggie June

0 Jun 12

Allergic to bee stings??

Hi everyone! I've noticed that my reaction to bee stings has become increasingly worse. My first sting was just the typical local reaction,…

Started by Amy Owen

6 Jun 10
Reply by Amy Owen

Supering a TBH

Most of the folks I've spoken with are having a good year.  I'm having a good year.  I have strong hives, etc.  Specifically, I have one TB…

Started by Buckner Creel

0 Jun 8

Dissertation on using oxalic acid to control varroa mites

Thanks Jodie for an incredibly informative discussion of hive diseases, particularly varroa mite control. I had indicated that I had run ac…

Started by Joe Slanga

1 Jun 7
Reply by Raymond Espinoza

Need 3 Queens

My bees have been looking pretty sluggish over the past week, so I got into the hives yesterday and found no brood in any of the 3 hives. H…

Started by Rod Reay

0 May 21

Dried manure for smokers

Greetings.      I am looking for a 5 gallon bucket or so of dried horse manure chunks for my smoker.  That's what we've been using, and the…

Started by Buckner Creel

1 May 18
Reply by Randy S.

Needed: Mated Queen

My brother-in-law  has a hive that needs a mated queen and a couple of attendants.  Please call Kirby 401-6059  Thanks

Started by Chris Specter

0 May 12

Ready to Start

Hey everyone. I'm now to the point where I am ready to start keeping bees. I intend to start out with Langstroth hives, but do not yet have…

Started by Joseph R Crawford

2 May 9
Reply by Elizabeth Lake

Borrow 1 or 2 veils on Saturday?

There will be 5 of us from UNMBeeks attending Ken Hays' seminar this Saturday, and I only have three veils.Does anyone have one or two veil…

Started by Elizabeth Lake

3 May 9
Reply by Elizabeth Lake


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