Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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mites in my bees!

Hi folks, I was going through my hive yesterday, and noticed the Varroa mite in some of my drone brood.  I've ordered some Apistan to place…

Started by Sharon Boselli

9 Sep 4, 2013
Reply by Micaela Seidel

QUEENS

Hello All!  I have some mated, beautiful Queens for sale!  Locally Raised!   Late summer and fall can be a perfect time to requeen. $30/EA…

Started by Megan Mahoney

7 Sep 4, 2013
Reply by Ken Leadbeter

Bees in AK

I had to go to Alaska for work in Aug.  After a very long flight I got my bags and headed out to find my rental car.  As I walked up to the…

Started by Jeremy McKellar

2 Sep 2, 2013
Reply by Jeremy McKellar

Any Ideas?

I noticed my bees uncapping pupae about two weeks ago. I chalked it up to neurotic bees at first because I didn't see any signs of somethin…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

1 Aug 21, 2013
Reply by Megan Mahoney

Bee eater that looks like a bee

Does anyone know what this is? It is about the size of a queen. I found it capturing bees near the hive and feeding on them.

Started by Tim McCarthy

3 Aug 20, 2013
Reply by Tim McCarthy

Novice from Eastern NM

hello from Clovis, My wife and I decided to start a hive two years ago, got a nuk from northern NM, brood box and two honey supers.  Read a…

Started by Benny Adams

1 Aug 18, 2013
Reply by Mike Fickling

"I'm just a little black rain cloud"

As you are robbing your hives for honey this year, here's an example of how NOT to do it.  Feel free to sing along with Pooh Bear though as…

Started by Randy S.

0 Aug 12, 2013

Uncapping of Brood

I went into my hive today and found that there were a number of brood cells being uncapped and the contents removed.  In the process of the…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

0 Aug 5, 2013

Why are the bees are crowding the landing deck?

Why are the bees crowding the landing deck?  It's warm, humid, and gently raining.  It looks like they're drinking water off the side of th…

Started by Nick

1 Aug 4, 2013
Reply by Jeremy McKellar

NASA and Honey Bee Net Link

An interesting link from NASA's GOddard Space Flight Center:   Honey Bee Net

Started by Lori Ellison

1 Aug 3, 2013
Reply by Jesie

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