Albuquerque Beekeepers

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Technology and Bees by Birdie Jaworski

Remember that wonderful presentation about integrating new technology with beekeeping?  Birdie has shared her presentation with us, and you…

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The Evening Before Grandma Passed

I wrote this after losing my grandma.  I find solace in beekeeping and watching bees, possibly like some of you.  I hope all of you are doi…

Started by Amy Owen

5 Jan 18
Reply by Anita Amstutz

Possible small hive beetle

Greetings and happy New Year, While cleaning out a dead top bar hive, I found a number of the following dead beetles mixed in dead bees (sc…

Started by Kurt Ferreira

0 Jan 1

Varroa mite test results

I have one hive  and tested it using the alcohol wash method on 7-25-20 (3 mites/271 sample size) and again 8-16-20 (2 mites/357 sample siz…

Started by Cynthia reinhart

1 Sep 4, 2020
Reply by Randy S.

Synthetic Drawn Comb

Hello Fellow Beekeepers, Does anyone have experience with some of the drawn comb products out there.  There are two that I'm looking at and…

Started by Joe Slanga

1 Aug 27, 2020
Reply by Abq Beeks

Varroa Treatment

Good afternoon! I am researching how to deal with mites. I was wondering if there was a treatment that is more effective in NM and what adv…

Started by Ronald Quinata

0 Jul 17, 2020

Honey harvest.

I will help you with Langston frames being run through my extractor. Call for details small fee or can swap for honey. 505-228-7869 Mike 

Started by Mike Fickling

0 Jul 17, 2020

Hive Placement

A couple who live on a large property in the North Valley are interested in hosting hives. The beekeeper may not charge, serious inquiries…

Started by Claire

0 Apr 5, 2020

Hive Sharing Question

Hello, My husband and I are building a farm just inside of Tijeras. He's interested in having bees on the farm and honey, but he's not so…

Started by Holly Lane Patel

0 Mar 28, 2020

Winter death

Can anyone help me identify if my hives (both Top Bar) froze or it was varroa kill? I treated with Formic acid in spring and October last y…

Started by Claire

3 Mar 6, 2020
Reply by Abq Beeks

Buying package bees

Hello, I am a first year student of the certification class and was planning to set up my  hives this spring and order bees.  Any recommend…

Started by Allison Moore

10 Feb 10, 2020
Reply by Jack Hoffman


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