Albuquerque Beekeepers

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How to Start Beekeeping in Albuquerque (28)

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New Beek

Howdy folks, I am a new beek that is looking for a mentor this spring. I currently don't plan on getting my own bees until the following sp…

Started by Estevan Ravencrest

4 Jan 4
Reply by Matt Strong

Bees and noise

I'm settled in ABQ now and am in the process of siting my new hive in the yard. I read somewhere that bees don’t like noise so putting it n…

Started by Jim Morling

0 Mar 18, 2020

Things to do when I retire

Yep, it is that time, and in spite of the fact that I am a total gear head with many many projects, I plan to indulge in my long held inter…

Started by Steve Wawrzyniec

0 Feb 19, 2020

Help needed - New Beek with nuc that didn't grow very much over the summer...

Hi There!This year I got my very first hive of bees! I purchased a nuc of bees with a 2019 queen that looked very healthy and happy. Unfort…

Started by Emily Schmick

2 Sep 17, 2019
Reply by Emily Schmick

Novice Beekeeper

Hello All, My name is Tim, and I hope to begin my first year of beekeeping in 2019! I have been an avid learner of the hobby for a couple…

Started by Tim Bahr

2 Jan 21, 2019
Reply by Tim Bahr

Strange looking comb problem

Can anyone tell me what is going on here? This is comb that was cross combed and I reattached it as straight as I could but then these hol…

Started by Brittany Gaume

1 Jun 22, 2018

Fogging Mineral Oil

Hello all,  When I inspected my bees today I found a couple of bees with deformed wing virus. I am planning on doing the mineral oil with…

Started by Brittany Gaume

2 Jun 22, 2018
Reply by Brittany Gaume

How many hive bodies in ABQ?

I am somewhat new to beekeeping, and recently received my first package of bees. I am wondering how many hive bodies people in Albuquerque…

Started by Rhea Trotman

8 Jun 13, 2018
Reply by Rhea Trotman

Help/advice for top bar cross combing

I have a top bar that has started cross combing and I'm not sure how to fix it.  When you try to take out a bar the comb is wonky and some…

Started by cathy elliott

2 May 22, 2018
Reply by cathy elliott

Where to order bees

My partner and I have been planning to start bee keeping. He gave me a hive for Christmas. This seems like the time to order our bees. Does…

Started by Lanceford Thompson

3 Mar 28, 2018

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