Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

Michaela
  • Female
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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  • Raymond Espinoza
  • Larrea Lavoiscia (Ms.Bee Haven)

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New Federal Rule on Using Antibiotics in Beehives
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Anyone aware of this? This is at the federal level-"Due to increasing concerns about antibiotics in the human diet, FDA has established new rules.  Under these, all antibiotics to be used in beehives…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Lake Aug 8.

 

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Elizabeth Lake replied to Michaela's discussion New Federal Rule on Using Antibiotics in Beehives
"Info on the bacterial pests of honeybees: If you get American Foulbrood, that hive MUST be destroyed, as the spores can remain for decades.If you get European Foulbrood, you may be able to feed & requeen that hive and pull through.Antibiotics…"
Aug 8
Elizabeth Lake replied to Michaela's discussion New Federal Rule on Using Antibiotics in Beehives
"Well the only bacterial pests are the foulbroods. If you have American foulbrood you are NOT treating with antibiotics - that hive has to be burned and destroyed.Terramycin is given seasonally as a PREVENTATIVE for the foulbroods. Most of us…"
Aug 8
Michaela replied to Michaela's discussion New Federal Rule on Using Antibiotics in Beehives
"Maybe the bees groups need to develop a flyer to be sent to the State Veterinary Board, and to random vets...There's also a national vet sign up list, and there isn't anyone from New Mexico on it. http://beevets.com/"
Aug 7
Elizabeth Lake replied to Michaela's discussion New Federal Rule on Using Antibiotics in Beehives
"Yup I was talking to my vet about it last year.  The national organization for veterinarians addressed it at their annual conference because you WILL have to have a "check-up".  My vet didn't know much about bees but…"
Aug 7
Michaela posted a discussion

New Federal Rule on Using Antibiotics in Beehives

Anyone aware of this? This is at the federal level-"Due to increasing concerns about antibiotics in the human diet, FDA has established new rules.  Under these, all antibiotics to be used in beehives will have to be obtained through a veterinarian.  These rules were scheduled to begin this year - 2017.  At this point in time, some beekeeping organizations and bee equipment suppliers are exploring a possible exemption for bees.  The large beekeepers will likely pay a fee to a veterinarian.  It's…See More
Jul 30
Michaela joined Ben Noyce's group
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CutOut Mentorship

A forum to place planned cutouts information and contact info to allow others to attend/assist in cutouts to gain experience. Opportunities never come when planned so keep checking back.See More
Jul 25
Michaela is attending Jodi Hedderig's event

Apiary & Pollinator Garden Tour at Greater Albuquerque

September 30, 2017 from 10am to 2pm
The 2017 Apiary & Pollinator Garden Tour will take place Saturday, September 30, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Host applications will be available August 1. More information and instruction will be posted as it becomes available.See More
Jul 25
Michaela is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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2015 Apiary Tour at Various locations around the Albuquerque metro area

August 29, 2015 from 9am to 12pm
You are invited to tour apiaries of local beekeepers. The 2015 Apiary Tour is sponsored by ABQ Beeks, New Mexico Beekeepers Association, and Slow Foods ABQ. The tour is FREE and will take place Saturday, August 29, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, and will be open only to other beekeepers and Slow Foods ABQ members. Slow Foods ABQ will provide honey-themed refreshment at a limited number of locations. Once you RSVP on this event page, you will receive a map of tour locations via email before the event. You…See More
Aug 28, 2015
Michaela joined Raymond Espinoza's group
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Natural BeeKeeping

Tells us about your efforts to keep bees in a Natural environment, share ideas, and methodology and purpose. If your walking the talk this is where you can strut your walk... Bashing, rudeness and negativity is not allowed, this is about fostering our HoneyBees in the best possible environment, purist and beginners are welcome, Share your best natural beekeeping practices. See More
Mar 20, 2015
Raymond Espinoza left a comment for Michaela
"Hi Michaela, Great bear photo, I hope theirs not a swarm trap on that tree!! --I lived in Las Vegas for a few years and know the area well, Best wishes let me know if I can help. Ray the Bee Guy"
Dec 2, 2014
Michaela is now a member of Albuquerque Beekeepers
Jul 26, 2014

Profile Information

About me:
We have 2 Lang hives here in Albuquerque, and 5 in El Porvenir, NM (Gallinas Canyon, in the mountains past the World College, Las Vegas, NM)
I use the following type of bee hives:
Langstroth
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87731, 87120
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)
email

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At 2:32pm on December 2, 2014, Raymond Espinoza said…

Hi Michaela, Great bear photo, I hope theirs not a swarm trap on that tree!! --I lived in Las Vegas for a few years and know the area well, Best wishes let me know if I can help.

Ray the Bee Guy

 
 
 

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