Albuquerque Beekeepers

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Local Queens

Any local queens for sale in the ABQ area at this time?

Started by W. Bryan Castleberry

1 yesterday
Reply by brujoman moreno

Swarm moving into a bait hive

Just got to watch a swarm move into our top bar bait hive in the front yard. Bees had been visiting the hive all day and then they finally…

Started by Will Emmer

0 on Saturday

Aggressive Bees

I spoke with someone last year who told me they deal with aggressive bees, but I can't remember who. Can anyone tell me who deals with them…

Started by Glenna Rule

2 Apr 15
Reply by Anita Amstutz

Need plastic frame inserts

If you have the yellow plastic frame inserts for langstroth hives, please text. I would like to buy asap. Natalie 505-385-0650

Started by Natalie Carter

0 Apr 9

Swarm Season Starts!

My wife got a call from a friend who lives out by 98th this morning and she just picked up our first swarm for the season.  They apparently…

Started by Will Emmer

6 Apr 8
Reply by Star Ford

Empty top bar

Hello Beekeepers, I had a really great first year with my bees, but sadly they did not over winter. So I would like to start again this yea…

Started by Dorian Folie

0 Apr 5


In a 3 day period we captured 8 swarms in our apiary in Bakersfield. We have 144 hives here working orange blossoms as we raise queens and…

Started by Ed Costanza

1 Apr 5
Reply by Dorian Folie

Swarm Video's Available to View

We have posted more videos on swarm catching and prevention and are adding more every day.  You can view them on our website at:  http://ww…

Started by Ed Costanza

0 Mar 31

spring swarms

Need a swarm or 2. Please email I can do an easy capture, happy to help with a high-up swarm.

Started by Janet Yagoda Shagam

0 Feb 29

What are your bees doing?

My bees were so busy today that I thought they might be getting robbed.  After watching for a while I decided they were not.  On top of tha…

Started by Celeste

0 Feb 17


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