Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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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

Notes from the Mead-Making Meeting

Here are Phil's notes from the meeting... Mead Basics 2.5-3.5 lb.s honey per gallon filtered water yeast (I recommend Red Star Cote des Bl…

Started by Carolyn Hammack

1 Jul 7, 2017
Reply by Elizabeth Lake

Nectar Flows??

Hi. Im a relatively new beek with my hives in the North Valley. I've noticed brood production and stored nectar dropping off over the last…

Started by John Bigelow

0 Jul 3, 2017

lost queen maybe?

one of my topbar hives is not doing well. anyone in the NE part of Abq, that might be able to advise me? (near Juan Tabo and Candlearia) I…

Started by Gretchen Rieck

4 Jun 26, 2017
Reply by Gretchen Rieck

Nucleus Colonies

Late spring nucleus colonies for sale. 5 frame nucs, standard equipment consisting of bees, brood, food stores and newly mated carniolan qu…

Started by John Gagne

0 Jun 25, 2017

I need help to split my hive

I have top bar hive that looks super-full.the bees are bearding like crazy and there are tons of bees in the bottom of the hive as well. I…

Started by Maggie June

0 Jun 12, 2017

Allergic to bee stings??

Hi everyone! I've noticed that my reaction to bee stings has become increasingly worse. My first sting was just the typical local reaction,…

Started by Amy Owen

6 Jun 10, 2017
Reply by Amy Owen


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