Albuquerque Beekeepers

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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

Disappearing queens and absconding bees

both if my top-bar hives came through the winter with very good numbers... then one swarmed three times before I could remove the swarm cel…

Started by Aimee Williams

7 May 19, 2014
Reply by Ben Noyce

8 Frame medium hive needed now!

Just caught a swarm from my medium body hive and need 6 5/8" supers with 61/4" frames if anyone has any available. Need now as bees are tem…

Started by Annie Huggins

3 May 15, 2014
Reply by Annie Huggins

Poisoned Bees?

I am wondering if my bees have been poisoned.  On Sunday I noticed that this hive is acting sort of strange.  I am noticing a funny dance a…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

6 May 13, 2014
Reply by Jefferson

Re-orienting openings

I now have 4 TB hives, oddly.  It was what my wife and I wanted, but happened all at once.  I have limited room in the yard, and would like…

Started by Buckner Creel

0 May 12, 2014


I have a new hive that I got about 2 weeks ago and I am sure the queen is gone,  I have moved 2 bars from another hive into my hive in hope…

Started by Julie Denison

7 May 8, 2014
Reply by Julie Denison


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