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New Hive

I put a new hive in on Sat.  I put a entrance spacer on the hive but today noticed a lot of activity in the front of the hive like they whe…

Started by Kevin W. Thatcher

1 Apr 10
Reply by Paul McCarty

Pics of bees and Bloosoms

Started by Kevin W. Thatcher

0 Apr 10

Is tipping necessary?

I asked Rob a question today he didn't have an answer for so I'm putting it out to the group. I was asked by a potential land owning bee la…

Started by Kenneth Lee Henderson

2 Apr 7
Reply by Paul McCarty

Southern NM Hive Count

In another forum, Paul put out the question, "So how many hives everybody going into winter with?"  This is a great question and a means to…

Started by Diana Calkins

25 Mar 22
Reply by Paul McCarty

Anyone interested in a trap-out?

Hi everyone. I had a call from a friend here in Las  Cruces with a bee issue.  He has an established colony in a hollow tree that needs a n…

Started by Kevin Schwebel

1 Mar 11
Reply by Paul McCarty

Established Colony by the Three Rivers Store

A lady called me today.  She has some bees that moved into an awning last fall.  She said its an awning over her wood pile.  I asked if it…

Started by Skyler Marsh

6 Feb 17
Reply by Kenneth Lee Henderson

Crap, sorry all for the blanket message sent! Question: Where do I buy bees?

Okay, newbie to this site, I posted this as a message to all members of the group.  My apologies.   What I really want to know is where do…

Started by Liz Stevens

6 Jan 29
Reply by Liz Stevens

Hive drained of Honey

Hello, I have two hives which I started in the spring of 2013.  The less robust hive has 9.5 bars of comb, including 2 bars that came with…

Started by Luther Light

2 Aug 18, 2013
Reply by Paul McCarty

swarm in my yard

Well, it's been a strange season here so far. Very dry, yet one of my colonies is full to overflowing. It seems they did actually overflow.…

Started by Kevin Schwebel

2 Jul 9, 2013
Reply by Kevin Schwebel

Beehive under house in Ruidoso/Mescalero area

I want to apologize, I sent a message to the whole group instead on the discussion like it was intended.  I don't know how the other method…

Started by Skyler Marsh

1 Jul 7, 2013
Reply by Paul McCarty



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