Albuquerque Beekeepers

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We need some brood for a top bar hive ASAP!!

Hey top-bar beekeepers! Our hive swarmed and it looks like our queen didn't make it back from her mating flight; we need a comb with some b…

Started by Andy Young

0 May 27, 2019

Queen Cells Needed

i have a cutout that needs a queen. Anyone have queen cells or a queen to give away or sell?

Started by Jodi Hedderig

2 May 11, 2018
Reply by Peter Jarmo

Cutout available on the westside.

 Recent swarm call didn't pan out, they were gone when I got there. It looks like there is a large colony still under the small wooden shed…

Started by Carlos Aragon

2 May 6, 2016
Reply by Carlos Aragon

Swarm moving into a bait hive

Just got to watch a swarm move into our top bar bait hive in the front yard. Bees had been visiting the hive all day and then they finally…

Started by Will Emmer

2 May 2, 2016
Reply by Will Emmer

My parents recently bought a house with bee's living in one of their trees...

Hello, I am not looking for someone to get the hive out but merely wondering if they would move into a hive if we placed it in the backyard…

Started by Bresdin O'Malley

5 Nov 10, 2014
Reply by Bresdin O'Malley

Found 3 queen cups in hive

We found 3 queen cups in our hive. One looked more like a supercedure cell, but two of them were hanging off the bottom of the comb and loo…

Started by Katherine Michalske

1 Aug 2, 2013
Reply by Ted Wilcox

Queen Cells and lots of Drone Brood!

I inspected my hives today.  The top bar hives were humming along nicely with a large population and lots of brood.  The Langstronth hive h…

Started by Ted Wilcox

0 Mar 31, 2013

combine a swarm with weak hive

One posting touched on this question, but I'm curious about other thoughts.  We have a weak hive, most like a laying worker (we have been u…

Started by Lisa Moss

2 Aug 31, 2012
Reply by S Johnson + J Phillips

Swarm Publicity

If anyone gets a call on getting a swarm over the next couple of weeks (9 - 23 July), please contact me!  We have a unique opportunity for…

Started by Sarah Jane Tresouthick

1 Jul 9, 2012
Reply by Ron Brooks

Looking for a late swarm

Hi,   This is my first year beekeeping and I've had some problems with my early swarm. Lost 2 queens. Now there's a worker laying. The rema…

Started by Leslie K

1 Jun 19, 2010
Reply by chantal


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