Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

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How do you stop robbing?

I just blogged (with pictures) about losing a nuc hive today due to robbing.  I do not know how the blogging works on this site, but I woul…

Started by Bob Morgan

3 May 15, 2010
Reply by Bob Morgan

What should we do for National Pollinator Week in ABQ?

UPDATE: Huge thanks to Sarah for the bee logo we'll be using for our local Pollinator Week materials and events. Isn't she adorable? Anyon…

Started by chantal

5 May 13, 2010
Reply by chantal

Help! I need a bar of brood and/or honey!

Does anyone have extra brood comb to help me start off my first hive? I am operating a Top Bar whose bars are 18 inches wide (anything a li…

Started by Kelsy Dotson

4 May 12, 2010
Reply by chantal

not-swarm in NE ABQ

Hello all,I got a call today from Terry (401-1748) who thought she had a swarm in her backyard. A few days ago bees took up in her hot tub…

Started by JenProsser

9 May 7, 2010
Reply by chantal

Can anyone spare 8 shallow frames? HELP!

I bought the wrong size frames for my shallow supers, and I need to super my hive NOW.Can anyone spare 8 shallow frames with foundation unt…

Started by Sarah Dolk

2 May 7, 2010
Reply by Sarah Dolk

Male Bee Rights!!!!

Albuquerque Beeks should check out the fun MFA work in downtown by Christopher Ory. It's a spoof organization pushing for Male Bee Rights!…

Started by Jessie Brown

1 May 6, 2010
Reply by Peter Gallo

Local beeks in May issue of "Local Flavor"

Congrats to local beekeepers for some great press! Check out this month's issue of "Local Flavor" for interviews with TJ Carr, Ken Hays, Jo…

Started by chantal

1 May 3, 2010
Reply by JenProsser

Interested in visitng Bk with TBH in Albuq, Los Lunas, Belen area.

I do not have any BH's but would like to visit beekeepers in the area to learn and see some TBH's so i can build a few myself. I would feel…

Started by Edward Romero

1 May 3, 2010
Reply by Les Crowder

34% of US hives were lost this winter -- report results are in

This report just published its preliminary results... Losses of managed honey bee colonies nationwide totaled 33.8 percent from all causes…

Started by chantal

1 May 3, 2010
Reply by Les Crowder

Piping bees upwards... and onwards

I have a top bar and the perfect spot for it, but will have to use some engineering to make it work. Is it possible to pipe bees straight u…

Started by Jessie Brown

9 May 2, 2010
Reply by Jessie Brown


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