Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Hi ABQBKS  Ms. Anita called us GO GET SOME SWARM. So we went to old town and got a swarm with a queen..(free bees).. Now we would like to …

Started by Megumi "Mega" HIRAYAMA

0 May 12, 2015

Grey comb

I had a removal the other day from a wall that had a type of insulation I am not familiar with. It seemed as though the bees were using som…

Started by Tyler Schutte

2 May 12, 2015
Reply by Daniel Johnson

WASPS!!!

Would like info for a  tried and true DIY wasp trap/yellow jacket.  I am thinking of trying chicken flavored hairball grease as an attracti…

Started by Janet Yagoda Shagam

3 May 7, 2015
Reply by Carl Smith

Need a mated queen asap!

I received a bee-package with a dead queen. installed the bees, but they need a queen soon. Does anybody know -where in Albq. I could find…

Started by Marisol Greene

1 May 4, 2015
Reply by Carolyn Hammack

Water

Although I provided a chicken Warrener for my bees, they don't use it and instead mob my drip irrigation system, which is only on for 20 mi…

Started by Christine Robinson

1 Apr 30, 2015
Reply by Daniel Johnson

Solovenian beekeeping hives

Has anyone seen any info on this style of beekeeping? I thought this was a rather interesting form of housing bees:  http://www.slovenianbe

Started by Celeste

2 Apr 28, 2015
Reply by Celeste

"Dreaded" laying worker bees: Ethical question - what's best for the bees?

Greetings -- I am a new beekeeper with my first hive. Without going into too many details, I have a dead queen and 3 combs of laying worker…

Started by Carrie Christopher

10 Apr 23, 2015
Reply by Daniel Johnson

Looking to start a Bee hive in Corrales, NM

Hello, I am a new bee keeper and am looking for a queen and some worker bees. I was looking at Zia Bee company (http://ziaqueenbees.com/) a…

Started by Dorian Folie

5 Apr 21, 2015
Reply by Dorian Folie

Virgin Queens

I have a couple virgin queens if anyone is interested. They were removed from the hives just before hatching from their cells. Cordovan and…

Started by Ben Noyce

0 Apr 14, 2015

Drying Up Brood?

One of my overwintered hives all of a sudden has a lack of bees (in the last week to week and a half), no capped brood and dried up looking…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

3 Apr 10, 2015
Reply by Jefferson

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