Albuquerque Beekeepers

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Strange looking comb problem

Can anyone tell me what is going on here? This is comb that was cross combed and I reattached it as straight as I could but then these hol…

Started by Brittany Gaume

1 Jun 22
Reply by Elizabeth Lake

Fogging Mineral Oil

Hello all,  When I inspected my bees today I found a couple of bees with deformed wing virus. I am planning on doing the mineral oil with…

Started by Brittany Gaume

2 Jun 22
Reply by Brittany Gaume

How many hive bodies in ABQ?

I am somewhat new to beekeeping, and recently received my first package of bees. I am wondering how many hive bodies people in Albuquerque…

Started by Rhea Trotman

8 Jun 13
Reply by Rhea Trotman

Help/advice for top bar cross combing

I have a top bar that has started cross combing and I'm not sure how to fix it.  When you try to take out a bar the comb is wonky and some…

Started by cathy elliott

2 May 22
Reply by cathy elliott

Bees in Sandia Heights?

Hi... I am planning to start keeping bees next year.  I am also considering the purchase of a house in the Sandia Heights area.  The HOA s…

Started by Katie Kivlighan

1 May 11
Reply by Christianne Hinks

Beginning Beekeeping by Randy Oliver

Here's an extremely thorough article by Randy Oliver touching on every aspect of beekeeping and getting started, and updated just last mont…

Started by Elizabeth Lake

0 May 8

Where to order bees

My partner and I have been planning to start bee keeping. He gave me a hive for Christmas. This seems like the time to order our bees. Does…

Started by Lanceford Thompson

3 Mar 28
Reply by hayden midyette

So your Ready to Keep Honey Bees in 2015!!

With January 1st  right around the corner its a great time of the year to sit down and begin planning for Spring. Here are 7 things things…

Started by Raymond Espinoza

3 Feb 27
Reply by maureen arellano

Is it too late to get bees and kit?

Well, Same thing as last year, I tried to order bees, but they are all sold-out. I tried last year to get some local bees, or have a beekee…

Started by Kind_Karma

1 May 15, 2017
Reply by Chris Leibman

Mentoring

Hello All, Thanks for adding me. For years I have wanted to keep bees. I am finally in a place I can devote the time and resources to this…

Started by Jeannie Pace

1 Apr 6, 2017
Reply by Carolyn Hammack

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