Albuquerque Beekeepers

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8 Frame Hives

For beeks who are using or considering using the smaller 8 frame Langstroth style hives.

Location: Central NM/ABQ
Members: 10
Latest Activity: May 1, 2013

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I wasn't going to start a hive this year because of back issues, but my experienced beekeeper son-in-law has encouraged me since he can't keep bees in his yard at this time. He has suggested we use…Continue

Started by Sarah Dolk. Last reply by Chris Specter Apr 23, 2013.

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Comment by Randy Elliott on April 10, 2013 at 1:03pm

I'm using all 8 frame mediums in my hives. Also I'm going foundationless.

Comment by Taylor Horst on February 26, 2013 at 3:44pm

Hello.  I am converting over to 8 frame equipment over the next couple of years, unless I can get it all done this year (I run about 45 hives total).  I have lots of 8 frame equipment should anyone need to get ahold of something fast.  Deeps, mediums, frames, foundation, bottoms, lids.

Comment by Elizabeth Ann Bristol on January 26, 2013 at 8:16pm

This is the type of hive I have already purchased, so I would love to join and learn all I can. 

Comment by Ed Costanza on January 28, 2011 at 5:29pm
Please add me to your group.  I have some thoughts on 8 frame hives.
Comment by Sarah Dolk on April 13, 2010 at 9:33am
I started this group so we could all hook up to share hive parts. Additionally, I want tell about this lighter alternative for those of you out there who want to start a Langstroth hive but are worried about the weight of the hive bodies and supers. Questions? Post 'em here!
 

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