Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Transfer volunteers to a TB

I have a colony that moved into a 2'x2'x4'box I had built for our outside cats. This colony is huge.  They have filled the box up.  At nigh…

Started by Scott Stevenson

3 on Thursday
Reply by Buckner Creel

Looking for a nuc, or a queen and a couple of frames of brood.

Hello all, I seem to have a hive that swarmed and did not manage to make another queen.  I've been trying to locate a queen with no luck, a…

Started by Chris Neal

4 Jul 8
Reply by Ryan Kowal


Does anyone know why propolis in a Lang hive is wetter, stickier and more abundant than in a TB hive? Anyone else notice this or is it just…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

6 Jul 1
Reply by Christina Parlapiano

beehive hosting

What percentage or how much honey does someone get who hosts a beehive?

Started by DJ and Margaret Nickles

2 Jun 29
Reply by Jefferson

Adding Supers

I'm very new to beekeeping and this year will be the first year I can actually add a super to my hive. I have two deep brood boxes. What is…

Started by Carl Smith

2 Jun 27
Reply by Daniel Johnson

Two of these are not like the others?!?! Looking for any input on 2 laying queens in 1 hive.

Below I have posted some pictures of a frame in a split hive I purchased May 24th of this year. Both pictures are of the same side of the s…

Started by Clayton Blaylock

9 Jun 20
Reply by Clayton Blaylock


Hello, I have 1/3 acre and can host an apiary.  I have easy water source.  Please contact me if interested.

Started by Norina Morales

0 Jun 20

Garden Pests and Bees

Okay Beeks. What can I use on the squash bugs, that have shown up early, to rid them but not impact my bees? The bees pollinate my squash f…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

2 Jun 19
Reply by Christina Parlapiano

Remember My Poisoned Bees??

I have some really great and unexpected news concerning my hive that was poisoned that I tried to kill but wouldn't die.  THEY ARE MAKING I…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

5 Jun 18
Reply by Daniel Johnson

Full TB Hive??

Hello Beeks, I have a question that I am hoping someone can help me with. What do you do, if anything, when they fill up the hive and you…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

5 Jun 17
Reply by Buckner Creel


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