Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

Gene Stillman
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  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States

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Gene Stillman's Discussions

Top bar needed
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Hello all.  My top bar hive is expanding rapidly. I need to split this hive and thus need a new shell for my ladies.Anyone have a top bar shell available for sale? My current hive has 19 inch bars.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carolyn Hammack May 4, 2016.

Top bar hive and Langstroh extractor for sale.
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I have major back problems lately, probably having surgery soon and need to sell my Top Bar hive. I cannot handle the weight lately.  I am also moving and need to find a good home for the girls. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gene Stillman Nov 3, 2014.

Bear Attack on Sandia Heights Hive
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We had a bear attack our beehive last night. We are about a half mile north and a bit east of Tramway and Paseo del Norte.We have about 25,000 survivors, and likely lost 20,000 in the attack. All the…Continue

Tags: topbar, attack, bear

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gene Stillman Sep 10, 2013.

Available Swarm, South Coors
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I received a call via a Craigslist post. Gentleman at South Coors has a swarm about 20 ft in a cottonwood tree on a “sizeable” branch. I have no ladder to get up that high, but perhaps someone else…Continue

Tags: Albuquerque, swarm, bee

Started this discussion. Last reply by Celeste Apr 19, 2010.


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About me:
Retired from the USAF and DoD Contracting work. Just enjoying life and the bees.
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):

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At 10:03am on November 3, 2014, Judith Sullivan said…

Hello Mr. Stillman,

     Hope you are feeling better.  I am Gail's sister, Judi, and hope she is well. Please tell her that I will wish her happy birthday next month. Please write and let me know all is well.  Thank you.

At 5:53pm on April 18, 2010, chantal said…
So sorry to hear your hive is queenless! Perhaps if you have a friend in the 'hood, you can grab a bar of fresh eggs and brood to give your girls?
At 2:42pm on April 2, 2010, chantal said…
Hi Gene, thanks for coming over! Let me know if you have any questions as you look around and don't be afraid to jump on in.

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