Albuquerque Beekeepers

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warre hive users

This is a group of people who want to learn more about warre hive's.. Share their experiences and knowledge..

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Link for PDF Beekeeping For All- by Emile Warre 2 Replies

Started by Ivy. Last reply by Raymond Espinoza Feb 8, 2015.

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Comment by Samuel Lopez on February 19, 2019 at 8:36am

I keep bees with Warre hives. In Downtown Albuquerque . You're welcome to come by and take a look see at our apiary here.

Comment by Sigrid Blom on February 19, 2019 at 8:32am

Is anyone keeping Warre this year? I don't have bees currently and have a little experience with Top Bar, but am wanting to learn to keep Warre. Looking for folks to talk to and learn from. Thanks.

Comment by Rhett Renoud on October 17, 2018 at 7:31pm

Hi, Kris.  Welcome to the group.  I hope someone nearby can help you out! 

Comment by Kris Price on October 17, 2018 at 7:28pm

Hi! I will be a first year beekeeper this Spring. I’ll have two Warre Hives in Los Ranchos and am looking for a Mentor. Please contact me if interested or with any advice on how to make this happen. Thanks!

Comment by Peter G Collins on July 3, 2018 at 4:24pm

I just want to meet a Warre hive beek to learn the seasonality and tricks to beekeeping in NM.  I'm a recent immigrant from MI, and a huge fan of Chris Harvey of the Warre Store and Teakwood Organics LLC.  Please contact me!  I'll bee most grateful.

--Peter Collins

Comment by Jeremy Nelson on April 2, 2018 at 12:07pm

Thanks Rhett- I am impatient! HA! 

Comment by Rhett Renoud on March 31, 2018 at 11:54pm

Looking below, I said on June 15 that I would post pictures of our Warre super.  Apparently, I didn't get around to doing so.  The good news is that we took two blue ribbons and two red ribbons at the NM State Fair from the honey that we pulled from two Warre supers.  Hopefully I can remember to post some pictures. 

Comment by Rhett Renoud on March 31, 2018 at 11:49pm

I'm glad to hear that your hive has survived the winter!  Generally speaking, the bees will only expand if they need the space.  At my elevation, we do not have any nectar sources.  So, there's no building/expansion going on until there's a viable food source.   

Comment by Jeremy Nelson on March 31, 2018 at 11:41pm

Warre beeks- need some feedback. My Warre colony survived the winter and seems to be doing well but they have never moved into the second brood box- not even an attempt to draw comb on the bars. Any ideas why? 

Are they just not interested or have not grown enough to need it? 

Comment by Rhett Renoud on June 15, 2017 at 11:01pm

I'm planning to put on a Warre super in about a week or two.  This time I will try to get some pictures when I pull the super. 


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