Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Extra hives or NUCs

Anyone have another hive or nuc they dont have room for? I have room to take another one on. Im also looking for another broodbox with fra…

Started by Johnathan

1 Jul 31
Reply by Mike Fickling

Any packages available?

Our colony didn’t over winter, and a package we got from a friend (who got an extra) also failed. Are there any packages coming in in the n…

Started by Mark Hamilton

10 Jul 26
Reply by Johnathan

Too much pollen?

We started the year with 2 top bar hives, that I split into 4.  The bees come from natural swarms from the area, and they're prone to layin…

Started by Buckner Creel

0 Jul 10

Top Bar Help!!

So I have a new swarm that's setting up in my Top Bar.  I inspected things last week & there were 2 combs that were stuck together.  To…

Started by Dean Donley

3 Jun 29
Reply by Anita Amstutz

Pollinator Gardens around the nation

"Studies show that towns and cities can harbor a greater diversity and abundance of invertebrates than does most farmland, even providing h…

Started by Elizabeth Lake

0 Jun 20

We need some brood for a top bar hive ASAP!!

Hey top-bar beekeepers! Our hive swarmed and it looks like our queen didn't make it back from her mating flight; we need a comb with some b…

Started by Andy Young

0 May 27

Anyone have any experience with Flow Hives?

I keep hearing a lot about Flow Hives, pro and con.  But I have not heard from anyone with any actual experience. Does anyone here have ac…

Started by Mindless Rabble

1 May 22
Reply by Tom Byrd

My new Saskafraz queen was balled by her workers!

I've ordered a new queen from Oliveras Queenbees that will get here on May 31st. In the meantime I would like to calm my girls down with a…

Started by Kenneth H Jones

3 May 21
Reply by Kenneth H Jones

Queen needed

Opened my hives today, and found that one is very active and replete with honey, bees, pollen -- but no brood, and no queen spotted.  Are t…

Started by Zig (John Ziegler)

2 May 20
Reply by Zig (John Ziegler)

Summer Tanager

I recently installed a package of bees in our backyard (Corrales).  Shortly afterward, we had a new arrival in the back yard - a summer tan…

Started by Ken Duckert

6 May 20
Reply by Christianne Hinks

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