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Help! Need info on doing a canale cutout

This Friday I'm going to look at the colony in a canale ; to assess the situation.   Any experience y'all can share will be greatly apprec…

Started by Rick and Michelle

1 May 11, 2012
Reply by John Gagne

A Miracle Happened

After the beekeeping class on April 20th, I went home and cleaned out my two top bar hives that were bee-less. I left some old comb inside…

Started by Jamie Keeble

2 May 8, 2012
Reply by Sharon Barefoot


I picked up a very large swarm on the west side today,they had been abused and even sprayed as there were many dead on the ground ,the bees…

Started by Ron Brooks

1 May 6, 2012
Reply by Dave Ellis


We are on our 4th swarm, what are we doing wrong?

Started by Denise Vaughn

8 May 1, 2012
Reply by Denise Vaughn

lots of drones and drones cells

Hi Randy, Should Tracy and I have lots of drones and drone cells????  It seems that our first hive has lots of bees and they are crowded a…

Started by Julie Denison

4 Apr 29, 2012
Reply by Randy S.

Have a swarm

I just caught a swarm. Anyone interested in having it please call Glenna at 401-0330.

Started by Glenna Rule

1 Apr 28, 2012
Reply by Lois Hamamoto

Swarm in Taylor Ranch, the homeowner wants them gone quick.

I just got a swarm call in Taylor Ranch on the West Side.  The homeowner is afraid the bees are trying to get into a column on his back pat…

Started by Ted Wilcox

1 Apr 27, 2012
Reply by Ted Wilcox

Odd swarm behavior?

Hi everyone -- can anyone explain this? One of my neglected hives at a friend's house in Los Ranchos apparently swarmed a few days ago. A w…

Started by Howard Passell

5 Apr 25, 2012
Reply by Denise Vaughn

swarm at Lomas & Louisiana

There's a swarm at Lomas & Louisiana. If you can get it, call Leann at 306.4681

Started by chantal

1 Apr 22, 2012
Reply by Dave Ellis

Caught My Third Swarm In NW ABQ Tonight

I caught my third swarm tonight.  It was in the Paradise Hills area.  It was a football sized swarm hanging from a cottonwood tree branch.…

Started by Ted Wilcox

1 Apr 20, 2012
Reply by Ted Wilcox


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