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Claire
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  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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Varroa treatments for sale

I have extra Formic Pro (bought 8/19) and Apiguard (bought 8/20) for sale. Text 363-2451 if interested.Continue

Started Aug 8

Apiguard wanted

Does anyone have 2 treatments of Apiguard for sale? Please text 505 363-2451 if you do. Continue

Started Aug 4

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 only. You may text me at 505 363 2451 if interested.    Continue

Started Apr 5

Winter death
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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 year and the queens definitely survived the treatments. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Abq Beeks Mar 6.

 

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Claire posted a discussion

Varroa treatments for sale

I have extra Formic Pro (bought 8/19) and Apiguard (bought 8/20) for sale. Text 363-2451 if interested.See More
Aug 8
Claire posted a discussion

Apiguard wanted

Does anyone have 2 treatments of Apiguard for sale? Please text 505 363-2451 if you do. See More
Aug 4
Claire posted a discussion

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 only. You may text me at 505 363 2451 if interested.    See More
Apr 5
Abq Beeks replied to Claire's discussion Winter death
"It sounds like it wasn't a starvation issue. Even with mite treatment, mites can still make headway during the fall and rise over the winter. It's possible that your colonies froze, but it is also possible that it was a mite issue. Without…"
Mar 6
Claire replied to Claire's discussion Winter death
"Unfortunately, no, I didn't take photos. But there was loads of food left - both pollen and honey. And all combs had food, not just the back ones so I really doubt they starved."
Mar 5
Abq Beeks replied to Claire's discussion Winter death
"Hi Claire, Do you have any photos of what you found when you opened your hives? Were there resources (honey) left? Photos can help determine what happened here. Take care! "
Mar 5
Claire posted a discussion

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 year and the queens definitely survived the treatments. I opened my hives on Saturday because I saw ants  - there were multiple small clusters of dead bees head first in the comb, but way more dead ones littering the floor of the hives. One hive was a mature feral hive that I was given, the other was a 2019 nuc. I live in the North Valley, so it was…See More
Mar 1
Claire joined Jefferson's group
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Topbar hive users.

This group is for people who are interested in learning more about topbar beekeeping.See More
Mar 1
Claire is now a member of Albuquerque Beekeepers
Feb 18

Profile Information

About me:
Intermediate beekeeper
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87107

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