Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Lots of Uncapped Honey

Hi all - Today we went into our top-bar hive expecting to be able to harvest quite a bit of honey. The hive is strong and there is a lot of…

Started by Renee

1 on Saturday
Reply by Buckner Creel

Warring bees?

We have two top bar hives in our backyard (separated perhaps by 4 ft) that were peacefully and purposefully collecting nectar side by side…

Started by Isabel Constable

2 Sep 29
Reply by Jodi Hedderig

Does anyone want a top bar hive full of bees

I am moving across the country and there is a great top bar hive on my property that needs a home. Its in the east mountains. I am intensel…

Started by douglas ash

1 Sep 18
Reply by douglas ash

2,4-D spraying near N Valley hives

The person contracted by Open Space to plant crops on Candelaria Farm, next door to us in the North Valley, has been given permission to bl…

Started by Christianne Hinks

1 Sep 18
Reply by Carolyn Hammack

Would someone come and get a nice top bar hive plus bees

I am relocating across the country and have a fine top bar hive on my property that needs a home. Free to a caring beekeeper. I am intensel…

Started by douglas ash

1 Sep 17
Reply by Maureen Ottesen

Video, Sept Abq Beeks Mtg

Did you miss the September Abq Beeks Meeting? You can view the video here.  Craig Noorlander talks about Winterizing Langstroth and Top Ba…

Started by Jessie Brown

0 Sep 15

all-in-one plastic frames and foundation?

Does anyone have feedback on all-in-one plastic frames and foundation? I bought a bunch and put it in my deep super (for brood and honey) a…

Started by Bobbi Huber

2 Sep 6
Reply by Michael A. Taylor

no honey, very little brood, new comb and plenty of bees, advice???

Hello everyone, First year beek here. The hive I could use some advice on is a wide and shallow TBH that was loaded with bees from a cut o…

Started by Ian colburn

6 Sep 3
Reply by Anita Amstutz

Hive updates

Greetings.      I haven't had a chance to get to meetings this summer, as travel has seemed to line up with the meetings.  How are everyone…

Started by Buckner Creel

0 Aug 30

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


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