Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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How much honey reserves is enough for a hive to overwinter?

For the first three years we've bekept we've mainly gotten swarms, installed them, and tried to get them to survive, with varying success.…

Started by Buckner Creel

0 on Sunday

The Winners of the 2016 NM State Fair Honey Division

Drum roll please…. the winners of the 2016 NM State Fair Honey Division are: Agriculture Honey Division 10 New Mexico State Fair September…

Started by Jessie Brown

1 on Sunday
Reply by Gretchen Rieck

Which Top Bar Hive to Build ???

I am interested in possibly starting keeping bees in my yard in Florida.  From what I have read so far, I believe I want a TBH.  I believe…

Started by Kevin

1 on Saturday
Reply by Camille Cunningham

Beetles - Hive and otherwise

On the Topic of Beetles I brought in a piece of duct tape with some beetles attached, hoping an experienced beekeeper could identify them f…

Started by Mary Lee Moeny

0 Sep 11

Cross combing in hives

I have 2 hives that are horribly cross combed.  I was going to try to udo the mess this morning, but I am afraid I might kill the queens.  …

Started by maureen arellano

0 Aug 6

moving a top bar hive in the back yard

I want to move my top bar hives about 5-6 feet from their present location. Has anyone tried the method of piling up branches in front of t…

Started by Camille Cunningham

3 Aug 1
Reply by Randy S.

Anyone have 2 queens for sale?

Hi  -- if so, please give me a call. 505 550 5752 -- H. 

Started by Howard Passell

1 Jul 29
Reply by Branden Johnson

Cluster on nuc body?

Hi, I am new to beekeeping and installed my nuc into my 8 frame hive this morning.  A few bees were left in the nuc box (i probably didn't…

Started by Amanda Brown

2 Jul 23
Reply by Amanda Brown

Value-added hive products publication

Although it was written in 1996, this publication on value-added bee hive products is PACKED with relevant information.

Started by Carolyn Hammack

0 Jul 15

Looking for a mentor - North Valley

Hi there, I am freshly minted to beekeeping. I took the class at the open space yesterday and went into my hive this morning. While I was…

Started by Remi Dingreville

4 Jul 15
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