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Ken Eklund
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Splitting hives...
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I have 2 hives, one in the heights and one in the valley. I would like someone help me split these hives the 3rd or 4th week of March. The one in the valley will stay there, the bees in the heights…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken Eklund Feb 28.

Bee removal
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In December 2017 my bees absconded leaving my hive completely void of any bees. Frames full of honey for the winter. I have put out sugar water for these bees just in case they were nearby and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ron brooks Jan 17, 2018.

 

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Ken Eklund replied to Ken Eklund's discussion Splitting hives...
"Done. Thanks, I am in contact with someone that will help me. Ken"
Feb 28
Ken Eklund posted a discussion

Splitting hives...

I have 2 hives, one in the heights and one in the valley. I would like someone help me split these hives the 3rd or 4th week of March. The one in the valley will stay there, the bees in the heights when split, you can keep the one that doesn't have the queen. You will need a queen to sustain that colony (unless you see eggs that will become a queen). Call me at 821-8339 (ken)...See More
Feb 28
ron brooks replied to Ken Eklund's discussion Bee removal
"hey ken, if they found a safe place,it maybe better to leave them till spring, you can call me anytime ,i will help you.8046794 ron."
Jan 17, 2018
Ken Eklund posted a discussion

Bee removal

In December 2017 my bees absconded leaving my hive completely void of any bees. Frames full of honey for the winter. I have put out sugar water for these bees just in case they were nearby and hungry/thirsty. Last night (Jan. 7,2018) I had about 12-18 bees in my kitchen leading me to believe that they found their new home in my attic. How can I capture them? Anybody with a bee vacuum to collect them? Is this a good time of the year to do this? Advice on what to do with them if captured. I would…See More
Jan 8, 2018
Ken Eklund is attending Jodi Hedderig's event
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May Mentoring Session at the Open Space Apiary at Open Space Visitor Center

May 13, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
Join ABQ Beeks mentors and experienced beekeepers to learn how to work both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Visitor Center Apiary. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP (you must be an ABQ Beeks member to RSVP). First come, first served. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. Please prepare accordingly: wear light colored clothing, closed-toe shoes, long…See More
May 2, 2017
Ken Eklund is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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September Mentoring Session at the Open Space Visitor Center Bee Yard at Open Space Visitor Center Bee Yard

September 10, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
Join ABQ Beeks mentors and experienced beekeepers to learn how to work both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Visitor Center Bee Yard. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP. First come, first served. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. Please prepare accordingly: wear light colored clothing, closed-toe shoes, long pants, long-sleeved shirt, and avoid…See More
Sep 8, 2016
Ken Eklund is now a member of Albuquerque Beekeepers
Sep 7, 2016

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About me:
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I use the following type of bee hives:
Langstroth
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87109
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)
(505) 821-8339

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