Albuquerque Beekeepers

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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 on Sunday
Reply by Amanda Brown

Anyone have 2 queens for sale?

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

Started by Howard Passell

0 Jul 18

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
Reply by Remi Dingreville

Creosote to treat mites!

Was told by my wonderful mentor that creosote bush can be used in smoker to treat mites. I found a good article: https://agresearchmag.ars.…

Started by Amy Owen

0 Jun 28

How to keep bees from swarming - again!

Hi, there - I recently caught a very small swarm (softball sized) in April. I housed them here with a few frames of honey, a bit of pollen…

Started by Robin Miller

0 Jun 27

Want a Colony in a Birdhouse?

A homeowner on the westside of ABQ has a colony occupying a birdhouse in her backyard and she would like it removed. The birdhouse is 28″ l…

Started by Jodi Hedderig

3 Jun 25
Reply by Andy Duran

Hive placement

I have about an acre in the far NE section of Albuquerque where I have planted alot of plants that provide nectar for bees.  I use to have…

Started by Mary Young

1 Jun 21
Reply by Chris Specter

What is on the bee?

2016%20%2006-10%20bees%20w%20white%202.jpg Hmm, can't tell if this has attached.  I checked my hives in Algodones on Saturday.  One hive,…

Started by Mary Lee Moeny

1 Jun 14
Reply by Carl Smith


Anyone selling queens in ABQ? Ricky 235-6787

Started by Rick and Michelle

1 Jun 9
Reply by Rick and Michelle


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