Albuquerque Beekeepers

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Rod Reay
  • Male
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States

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Need 3 Queens

My bees have been looking pretty sluggish over the past week, so I got into the hives yesterday and found no brood in any of the 3 hives. Help!  505-615-0477Continue

Started May 21, 2017


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Rod Reay is attending Kathy Grassel's event

2019 NM Beekeepers Annual Conference at South Broadway Cultural Center

February 1, 2019 at 12pm to February 2, 2019 at 4pm
Dec 17, 2018
Rod Reay replied to Anita Amstutz's discussion Selling Two Topbar Nucs, both with 5+ bars of honey/brood/workers and mated Queen
"Do you still have the nucs"
May 21, 2017
Rod Reay joined Jefferson's group

Topbar hive users.

This group is for people who are interested in learning more about topbar beekeeping.See More
May 21, 2017
Rod Reay posted a discussion

Need 3 Queens

My bees have been looking pretty sluggish over the past week, so I got into the hives yesterday and found no brood in any of the 3 hives. Help!  505-615-0477See More
May 21, 2017
Pete Stromberg left a comment for Rod Reay
"Lost my queen. If you see a swarm I could use one."
Mar 16, 2017
Rod Reay is attending Carolyn Hammack's event

Abq Beeks Mentoring at Open Space Group Bee Yard at Albuquerque Open Space Bee Yard, meet in parking lot

June 21, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Join our mentors and experienced beekeepers working both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Group Bee Yard. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP. First come, first serve. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. Bring your bee veil, a water bottle and questions. Be prepared to open both Top Bar and Langstroth hives.Please no dogs.If this session is full, RSVP for the next one. We will be having…See More
Jun 19, 2014
Rod Reay replied to Lisa Roberts's discussion New to 87108 beeks in the group 87108 Beeks
"Lisa, I live in the same neighborhood as your mother-in-law's house.  I attended the annual conference and got a lot out of it.  I am just getting started with beekeeping.  I built a top bar hive and ordered a nuc from Ken Hays;…"
Feb 1, 2014
Rod Reay is attending Rob Shepler's event

NMBKA Annual Meeting at 1st Presbyterian Church downtown

January 17, 2014 at 12pm to January 18, 2014 at 4pm
New Mexico Beekeepers Association is pleased to announce our annual meeting The main speaker will be Mark Carroll of the USDA Honey Bee Research Lab.He will cover the new challenge of varroa control, meaner, faster and more lethal.Nutritional stress, chemical challenges and how they affect queen quality. For more on Mark go here…See More
Jan 8, 2014
Rod Reay joined chantal's group

87108 Beeks

Are you in the 'hood? Join us if you keep bees in the 87108 zip code. That way we can easily communicate about swapping equipment, hive visits, etc.
Dec 20, 2013
Rod Reay left a comment for chantal
"Chantal, I'm new to in 87108 near Bullhead Park.  I built a top bar hive using the Carr & Bradford plans.  Now I understand I need to get on a list NLT January to buy a starter nuc.  Any suggestions? …"
Dec 11, 2013
Rod Reay is now a member of Albuquerque Beekeepers
Dec 2, 2013

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About me:
Just getting started. Built a hive based on Carr & Bradford specs. Now what do I do?
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)

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At 9:59pm on March 16, 2017, Pete Stromberg said…
Lost my queen. If you see a swarm I could use one.

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