Hi lovely beekeepers! I have an opportunity to present to you: there is a long established hive in a wall (the kind that his made to look like adobe...(but is some sort of framing, 'chicken wire',…Continue
At this time of year would you focus more on combining a swarm/small hive capture with an existing hive? Would you wait and see how they do in the next month before deciding on combining? For TBH…Continue
I have some, but I'm afraid it may be too cold now to use formic acid. "Outside daytime highs should be between 50 - 85°F on day of application. The Formic Acid vapors get moved throughout the hive by the…"
I would be happy to meet you and am also a (retired) clinical and school social worker. Let me know when you are making the move and getting your bees. Phill Remick, who lives in Edgewood, sells equipment and will have a smoker and hive tool. His phone number is:505-589-4398. His business is New Bee Rescue -- you can google it and get his e-mail address. Looking forward to meeting you soon, Sarah Malone, Cedar Crest