Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

Kate Viers
  • Female
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States

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  • Raymond Espinoza
  • Stephen
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  • Chase Bramer
  • Karen Cannonball
  • chance katz
  • Steen

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Kate Viers's Discussions

Needing Eggs/Brood for Trap Out

Hi All!I am going to be initiating a trap out and because of some cross combing and treatment issues with my current, only top bar hive, I am was wondering if anyone would be willing to sell me a…Continue

Started May 23, 2016

Need a new Queen asap
1 Reply

Hello!The other week one of my hives swarmed, which is great, only, when I checked on them on Friday, they looked to be queenless, no eggs or brood but still lots of bees and honey. I'd like to get a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Fickling Jun 9, 2014.

New Queen
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Hey Ya'll, I am needing to queen my trap out after two unsuccessful queen raising by adding comb with eggs. They don't seem bad off so I would like to give them a queen asap, so that they wont have…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Micaela Seidel Jun 19, 2013.

Swarm Calls
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Does anyone else think that there could possibly be a name rotation on the swarm list? Maybe I just think this because my last name is Viers but… if I ever hope to get any calls, I had better get…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jessie Brown Jun 12, 2013.


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Profile Information

About me:
I am a beekeeper in Albuquerque. I am very passionate about bees and learning. I am an herbalist, gardener and earth lover! I'm here to learn, make connections and help others out!
I use the following type of bee hives:
Top bar, Langstroth
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):

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At 11:06pm on March 25, 2014, Stephen said…
hey Kate had a lot of fun at the top bar building workshop thanks Stephen:
At 6:48am on June 9, 2012, Steen said…
Im doing well also thanks for asking. For some reason i cant reply to your message so ill just have to post it.

Im keeping buckfast bees in a Ten-Frame Langstroth Hive. This is also my first year keeping bees. They are doing really good as far as i can tell. I just added the second deep brood box a week ago and they seem to be building up the colony really fast so im super excited.

I am also wanting to start more hives next year. I think ill try to do some artificial swarming to split my hive up come next spring. Maybe we can work something out and possibly trade a queen cell or something. I read allot of good things about the Italians but i wanted to try the buckfast bee really bad. I think it would be cool to maybe have multiple hives of different kinds of bees.

So how are you liking your top bar hive. I don't know much about them. Are you able to add more brood space. There is all so much to know it makes me feel ignorant when i ask questions lol.
At 10:49am on June 4, 2012, Steen said…
hey! Hows you beekeeping going this year?.
At 1:31pm on March 19, 2012, Jessie Brown said…

Welcome to Abq Beeks Kate!


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