Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Bee Losses So Far This Fall/Winter

Anyone else experiencing high bee losses so far this fall/winter?  I am down to three hives from the seven I closed up in October from two…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

9 Mar 7, 2018
Reply by Zig (John Ziegler)


Anyone else seeing CCD this late fall?  I went to check hives today and two out of three in one bee yard were gone except the queen and abo…

Started by Christina Parlapiano

6 Dec 28, 2017
Reply by Christina Parlapiano

What is the value of a double deep hive out of almonds vs. a nuc or a 3 pound package of bees?

What is the value of a double deep hive out of almonds vs. a nuc or a 3 pound package of bees? Please read and respond. I am going to give…

Started by Ed Costanza

0 Dec 17, 2017

We need bees for the State Fair observation hive.

Hello Beeks, would anyone be willing to lend lang frames of bees for the observation hive at the State Fair? NMBKA bought a sweet new 5 fra…

Started by Carolyn Hammack

1 Sep 2, 2017
Reply by Lara Jean Lovell

bees attracted to lights

hello. I friend of mine, and brand new beekeeper, is having problems with her bees. she tells me that she can not go into her backyard at n…

Started by Gretchen Rieck

8 Aug 20, 2017
Reply by Elizabeth Lake

Drawn frames for Sale??

Hello. Anybody have any wax drawn frames for sale? I'm looking to build up stores for winter but don't think they will be drawing much mor…

Started by John Bigelow

0 Aug 19, 2017

New Hives in August

At this time of year would you focus more on combining a swarm/small hive capture with an existing hive? Would you wait and see how they do…

Started by Amy Owen

0 Aug 11, 2017

NE Organic Gardner Would Love to Have a Hive

Hi, I am not a beekeeper but I think bees might like my garden! If anybody would like to put a hive on my small plot, I'd love it!

Started by Cynthia Martin

1 Jul 31, 2017
Reply by Ben Tingey

Another Valley Farmer Wants Hives

I am unsure of his location, but do know he has some farm acreage that he would like pollinated. Please contact him for more details: Frank…

Started by Amy Owen

0 Jul 18, 2017

Los Chaves man wants bees on property

I know a man who wants hives on his property in Los Chaves... between Los Lunas and Belen.  If you want to talk to him, I can give you the…

Started by Kate Hollander

0 Jul 16, 2017


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