Justin Armstrong replied to Emily Schmick's discussion Help needed - New Beek with nuc that didn't grow very much over the summer...
"Hello Emily,  we have just as much luck over wintering nucs as we do 1 and 2 stack colonies.  I wouldn't worry too much about the size of the colony, just so they have enough food.  However, we usually stack a bunch of them together to help them kee…"
Sep 16, 2019
Justin Armstrong replied to Johnathan's discussion Help removing bees from my friends garage
"Johnathan,  they should be paying you to remove the hive.  And they definitely don't get any of the honey (for the extraction).  If you want to share honey with them as a friend it is a different story.  We run into this a lot and people need to rea…"
Jul 9, 2019
Justin Armstrong replied to Mark Hamilton's discussion Any packages available?
"Strong 4-5 frames of bees, brood, laying queen, honey, pollen, etc.  Transfer frames and bees into your equipment.  Sometimes we deliver, sometimes you bring back the nuc box.  All of our stock is local, overwintered swarms and splits."
May 23, 2019
Justin Armstrong replied to Kenneth H Jones's discussion My new Saskafraz queen was balled by her workers!
"$15 bucks a frame...OR bring the frames back full of queen cells when your queen gets here.?"
May 20, 2019
Justin Armstrong replied to Mark Hamilton's discussion Any packages available?
"We have nucs available.  $225 4-5 strong frames "
May 20, 2019
Justin Armstrong replied to Zig (John Ziegler)'s discussion Queen needed
"You can put a frame of brood/eggs from the queen-rite hive into the queen-less and let them make a queen.  OR you can buy a mated queen from us.  $35 let us know.  505-515-7515"
May 20, 2019
Justin Armstrong replied to Justin Armstrong's discussion PART TIME HELP WANTED
"Let's schedule a time.  I can probably do Friday afternoon?"
May 20, 2019
Justin Armstrong posted discussions
May 17, 2019
Justin Armstrong replied to Bill rowland's discussion queen
"Bill, I have it on the list.  Will look in the mating yards for a nice queen.  Please give me a couple of days.  Thank you.  "
Apr 29, 2019
Justin Armstrong replied to Benoitbouchet's discussion Looking for a beginner level class
"Intro to beekeeping, helping your bees into spring, best places/ways to get bees/equipment, possibly opening a hive, good forage plants and when to get them in the dirt.  And as always, lots of my world famous jokes."
Feb 28, 2019
Justin Armstrong replied to Benoitbouchet's discussion Looking for a beginner level class
"We are also doing a class at Jericho Nursery Starting at 1pm.  You can find information at www.jerichonursery.com"
Feb 24, 2019
Justin Armstrong replied to Justin Armstrong's discussion Mated queens
"Hi Bob,
What kind of hives are you running?  How much honey/pollen have the bees stored up between the two hives?  

If you have 10,000 (about 4 full frames) bees between the 2 hives and some brood/honey/pollen it might be worth a shot at putting in…"
Sep 3, 2018
Justin Armstrong posted a discussion
Hello,I will probably have some extra mated queens by early September.  The queen stock is from a second year hive off a BeeWeaver queen raised in Hawaii (meaning not much, lol) and strong, and I can tell you the local zip code they were mated in. …
Aug 15, 2018