Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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Dissertation on using oxalic acid to control varroa mites

Thanks Jodie for an incredibly informative discussion of hive diseases, particularly varroa mite control. I had indicated that I had run ac…

Started by Joe Slanga

1 Jun 7, 2017
Reply by Raymond Espinoza

Need 3 Queens

My bees have been looking pretty sluggish over the past week, so I got into the hives yesterday and found no brood in any of the 3 hives. H…

Started by Rod Reay

0 May 21, 2017

Dried manure for smokers

Greetings.      I am looking for a 5 gallon bucket or so of dried horse manure chunks for my smoker.  That's what we've been using, and the…

Started by Buckner Creel

1 May 18, 2017
Reply by Randy S.

Needed: Mated Queen

My brother-in-law  has a hive that needs a mated queen and a couple of attendants.  Please call Kirby 401-6059  Thanks

Started by Chris Specter

0 May 12, 2017

Ready to Start

Hey everyone. I'm now to the point where I am ready to start keeping bees. I intend to start out with Langstroth hives, but do not yet have…

Started by Joseph R Crawford

2 May 9, 2017
Reply by Elizabeth Lake

Borrow 1 or 2 veils on Saturday?

There will be 5 of us from UNMBeeks attending Ken Hays' seminar this Saturday, and I only have three veils.Does anyone have one or two veil…

Started by Elizabeth Lake

3 May 9, 2017
Reply by Elizabeth Lake


Asap.  Please call Kate Hollander 550-2042.  Thanks.

Started by Kate Hollander

1 May 7, 2017
Reply by Kate Hollander

Non-agricultural bee research and scholarship

Hi, The University of New Mexico does not offer classes in Agricultural fields, however there has been some interest in establishing a ca…

Started by Lissa Knudsen

1 Apr 27, 2017
Reply by Elizabeth Lake

moving the queen

I'm curious about if any of you ever move your queen up to the super, and move some of the brood down into the bottom? Someone said absolut…

Started by Terri Tucker

0 Apr 16, 2017

Where to get Bees

I am building a bee hive and am wondering where the best place to get bees is.  I live by UNM.  I signed up for the swarm list, but it was…

Started by Samuel Kerwin

1 Apr 12, 2017
Reply by Carlos Aragon


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