Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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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, 2014
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, 2014
Reply by Buckner Creel

swarm cells

I have a swarm hive that now has four or five caped swarm cells.  I have tried a few times to find the queen with no success.  They are qu…

Started by Tom Day

2 Jun 15, 2014
Reply by Tom Day

Educational 'Glass' Beehive

Last year I built a 3 frame observation hive so that my daughters could see how bees acted within a hive, in fact even used it as a rescue…

Started by Ben Noyce

6 Jun 14, 2014
Reply by Stephen

Question on bees lingering outside hive in rain

We have about an apple size cluster of bees hanging out under the eave of our top bar hive entrance while it is raining.  Is that OK? It is…

Started by Jan Ankerson

6 Jun 9, 2014
Reply by Buckner Creel


I may have chalkbrood in my two TBHs.  I'm a new beekeeper and I've not seen this, in person.  Does any one have experience with this?  Any…

Started by Mary Lee Moeny

3 Jun 9, 2014
Reply by Wendy Ozols-Barnes

Need guidance on a top bar split

We are having such a successful hive that we have exhausted our knowledge.  We have a new empty topbar ready to go. Armand was wondering i…

Started by Jan Ankerson

3 Jun 4, 2014
Reply by Jan Ankerson


I posted a video a few weeks ago concerning poisoned bees.  I have posted another from today.  I have a large number of dead bees out in fr…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

20 Jun 3, 2014
Reply by Clayton Blaylock

Bee Testing

Is there any place I can send my dead bees for testing to see what killed them? Thanks

Started by Christina Parlapiano

4 May 27, 2014
Reply by Christina Parlapiano

Interesting Bee Story

Interesting bee story.  Transporting bees and the tractor trailer rolled.

Started by Christina Parlapiano

0 May 21, 2014


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