Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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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

Need a mason not afraid of bees

Hello, we need to find a mason not afraid or allergic to bees to repair our cinder block wall. We had someone come out today who will do th…

Started by Camille Cunningham

0 Apr 8, 2015

New hive introduction - runaway queen after 2 days / BeeWeaver bee maintenance Qs

Greetings, all -- I am a new beek in the 2-year 2015 apprentice program (NM Beekeepers Assoc.) and I just got a BeeWeaver package w/clipped…

Started by Carrie Christopher

3 Apr 8, 2015
Reply by Carrie Christopher

Does this look normal?

Another question from a novice in far eastern NM where not a lot of beek info is available:  I opened my hive today to put the queen exclud…

Started by Benny Adams

0 Apr 5, 2015

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