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Raymond Espinoza
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  • Belen, NM
  • United States
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Laying Workers---If you think an unfertilized egg cannot produce a female worker bee Think Again..

Thelytoky in a Strain of U.S. Honey Bees (Apis Mellifera L.) May, 1991 – Bee ScienceFor those of you that wonder if a laying worker can produce a female read this article. This is a link to an…Continue

Started Jun 4, 2015

Happy New Years 2015

Best Wishes to All.Here's a "New Years Toast" from us to you, as we get ready to ring in the New Year,In 2015.May our world find Peace, Tolerance and Understanding,May we have Good Health,An Improved…Continue

Tags: #AntiguasDelNorte, 2015, Year, New, Happy

Started Dec 31, 2014

Bee propolis offers hope for hair regrowth: study

Hi Folks,I came across this article while doing research on some Apitherapy product formulations. I know some of you will be interested, Check out this web site and their research on the use of…Continue

Tags: Propolis, Properties, Healing, Hair, Growth

Started Dec 17, 2014

So your Ready to Keep Honey Bees in 2015!!
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With January 1st  right around the corner its a great time of the year to sit down and begin planning for Spring. Here are 7 things things to think about and begin working on to meet your Bee Keeping…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by maureen arellano Feb 27.

 

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Raymond Espinoza left a comment for Katie Williams
"Hi Katie, I am sure there are some beeks in the ABQ area with some local honey. Best wishes, and in my opinion the best honey comes out of your own hive."
Aug 22
Katie Williams left a comment for Raymond Espinoza
"Thank you so much for the welcome, Raymond.  I joined this site in order to find where I can buy honey locally.  I've tried googling, that's how I found this site. Bees are very interesting and I plant for them and any other…"
Aug 22
Matt Kuchar left a comment for Raymond Espinoza
"Hi Ray, thank you for the welcome.  I just acquired 2 hives from Mace K. who is moving to CO. I am new to beekeeping and excited by the opportunity.  These are health hives, boxes are top bar, built by Jason Fink, who also helped me place…"
Aug 1
Peter Coha left a comment for Raymond Espinoza
"Ray, Thanks for the welcome. I currently do not have a hive, but have thought about getting one. I have been interested in the plight of our pollinators and how to best support them in their very important role in the ecosystem. My most current…"
Jul 12
Peter G Collins left a comment for Raymond Espinoza
"Hello, and thanks for the invitation.  I'd like to learn from the experiences of Warre beeks in the ABQ area.  How do I contact them?"
Jul 3
Bill rowland left a comment for Raymond Espinoza
"thanks for the invite, been doing this for 4 or 5 years.  Enjoy doing this for hobby hope to meet you  or see you at a meeting one daky"
Jun 7
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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
May 24
Peter Jarmo left a comment for Raymond Espinoza
"Hi Ray, thanks for the friend request.  This is a good site with a lot of good resources."
May 12
Raymond Espinoza commented on chantal's page How do I use this site?
"Hi Josh,  The system requires a friend request to be accepted before you can message."
May 11
Roger Witt left a comment for Raymond Espinoza
"Thanks, I look forward to meeting you in the future."
May 11
Raymond Espinoza commented on Raymond Espinoza's group Natural BeeKeeping
"I have a trapout referral (homeowner seeking volunteer) in the Rio Rancho, NM area, call/message me for more information. Honeybeerescuefarm.com "
May 11
Larry Barrick left a comment for Raymond Espinoza
"Thanks for the add.  I have been attending meetings and am in the first year of the NMBKA accreditation program.  Actually live in Bosque Farms."
Apr 11
Larry Barrick joined Raymond Espinoza's group
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Valencia County Beeks

This group is for Valencia County Beekeepers and Valencia County residents in need of beekeeper services to share their needs and experiences.See More
Apr 11
Raymond Espinoza left a comment for Ybeline Doelman
"Ybeline, Please Check with John Feuerherd he is also a member of ABQ beeks.    http://abqbeeks.org/profile/Johnfeuerherd?xg_source=profiles_memberList"
Apr 5
Ybeline Doelman left a comment for Raymond Espinoza
"Hello Raymond, Thanks for the welcome! We came to the meeting last Tuesday and are exited to start beekeeping again. We moved from Texas last year....... would you happen to know a beekeeper in Corrales who can help me put my new bees in the hive…"
Apr 5
Laura Hunter left a comment for Raymond Espinoza
"Thank you, we have caught the buzz... and are looking forward to the meeting tonight!"
Apr 3

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About me:
**Your Invited to Visit our Web Site**
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Thank You for taking the time to visit.


A little about Why I am Here

AntiguasDelNorte Honey Bee Farm is a New Mexico Registered Apiary and a business member of New Mexico True. My name is Ray Espinoza and I am a Certified BeeKeeper and professional Honey Bee rescue expert and BeeKeeping Educator. I've chosen the following Motto; "I help Honeybees with people problems".

We currently maintain 25-40 Honey Bee colonies both Langstroth and TopBar.

Another of our key interests is working to support other pollinators (Bumblebees and Mason Bees).

I enjoy networking with other beekeepers. My favorite past times include all aspects of beekeeping including Honey Bee removals (cutouts) and capturing swarms. I enjoy teaching and sharing with other Beekeepers. We have host locations who's owners share in our hive hosting and co-operative, and we offer Hives for pollination rental to small organic farms.

If you would like to know more please inquire.

If you need assistance with a Bee question or issue drop me a line, If I can't help, It is likely I know someone who can.

Join me in sharing and helping to steward ethical and passionate fostering of our incredible HoneyBee resource.

I look forward to sharing a Bee-adventure with you watch for one of our upcoming events.

Uno Antigua Del Norte....
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar, Langstroth
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87002
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)

*Apiary Phone: 505-861-1693 or via our our website.
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Dear Friends, I have consolidated my social networking accounts and will maintain one Blog which is hosted on Blogger, you can follow me, Bee News and all our activities at my website.

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Posted on November 14, 2014 at 4:30pm

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At 1:19am on August 21, 2018, Katie Williams said…

Thank you so much for the welcome, Raymond.  I joined this site in order to find where I can buy honey locally.  I've tried googling, that's how I found this site.

Bees are very interesting and I plant for them and any other wildlife like hummingbirds.  

Looking forward to finding information and maybe getting to know some nice folks.

Katie

At 9:01am on August 1, 2018, Matt Kuchar said…

Hi Ray, thank you for the welcome.  I just acquired 2 hives from Mace K. who is moving to CO. I am new to beekeeping and excited by the opportunity.  These are health hives, boxes are top bar, built by Jason Fink, who also helped me place them on our North Valley property.  Unfortunately, I will miss the august meeting but look forward to attending future beek meetings.

Matt K

At 11:35am on July 5, 2018, Peter Coha said…

Ray, Thanks for the welcome. I currently do not have a hive, but have thought about getting one. I have been interested in the plight of our pollinators and how to best support them in their very important role in the ecosystem. My most current interest is in moving the hive in my wall though! (So I guess now I can say that I have had a hive, even though they choose me!) Thanks for supporting such a great source of bee information.

At 3:30pm on July 3, 2018, Peter G Collins said…

Hello, and thanks for the invitation.  I'd like to learn from the experiences of Warre beeks in the ABQ area.  How do I contact them?

At 8:14pm on June 6, 2018, Bill rowland said…

thanks for the invite, been doing this for 4 or 5 years.  Enjoy doing this for hobby hope to meet you  or see you at a meeting one daky

At 8:52pm on May 11, 2018, Peter Jarmo said…

Hi Ray, thanks for the friend request.  This is a good site with a lot of good resources.

At 8:45am on May 11, 2018, Roger Witt said…

Thanks, I look forward to meeting you in the future.

At 8:43am on April 11, 2018, Larry Barrick said…

Thanks for the add.  I have been attending meetings and am in the first year of the NMBKA accreditation program.  Actually live in Bosque Farms.

At 6:34am on April 5, 2018, Ybeline Doelman said…

Hello Raymond, Thanks for the welcome! We came to the meeting last Tuesday and are exited to start beekeeping again. We moved from Texas last year.......

would you happen to know a beekeeper in Corrales who can help me put my new bees in the hive the middle of April? 

At 4:04pm on April 3, 2018, Laura Hunter said…

Thank you, we have caught the buzz... and are looking forward to the meeting tonight!

 
 
 

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