Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Free Frames

I have a bunch of frames for hive bodys and supers for free if someone wants them. I am in Santa Fe. They are used. Thank You Doug

Started by Doug McDowell

0 on Monday

winter fondant

Would like information about making fondant at our altitude. Can we get the syrup hot enough to become fondant? 

Started by Janet Yagoda Shagam

0 Oct 28

winter fondant

Would like information about making fondant at our altitude. Can we get the syrup hot enough to become fondant? 

Started by Janet Yagoda Shagam

0 Oct 28

Weak Colony with a Queen

I have a weak top bar colony with a queen that won't make it through the winter.  Does anyone have an interest in combining her and my smal…

Started by Leon Spackman

1 Oct 24
Reply by Anita Amstutz

Emergency Queens in fall

Just examined one of my hives today and noticed there are probably 6-7 Emergency Queen cells, one of which has been sealed. Im looking for…

Started by John Bigelow

0 Oct 23

1st Year Beekeeper would like an Experienced Beek to help evaluate hive

As a first year beekeeper since April, I approach my hive always with some level of trepidation.  From my work in the hive, it seems clear…

Started by Joe Slanga

0 Oct 12

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

1 Oct 2
Reply by Buckner Creel

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 Sep 25
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 Sep 24
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

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