"OK, try #2 try for getting some queen rearing started up here in the mountains, since the last freeze wiped me out a few weeks back. I MIGHT have a few spare queens available here in a few weeks. Mostly Italian bred with the locals up here at…"
Please join us for our Mid-Annual Meeting with Dr. James Nieh, who will be presenting on Hive Communication and Honey Bee Health. Southern NM Beekeeper Paul McCarty will be also be joining us to speak about AHB and Feral Bees of NM. NMBKA Mid Annual Meeting Flyer This presentation is free for NM Beekeeper Association members…See More
"My breeding nucs were due to hatch three days ago - so I checked them today. Lot's of frozen bees. I opened up a few Queen cells and they were frozen and dead. I combined them all into one big nuc and gave them a living queen. I will try again…"
"I picked up a hive today that has been abandoned for 20 years. It was full of bees. They stung someone up real bad last week, so they had to go. Nice and well behaved for me though. They were living in an abandoned, termite ridden hive under an old…"
"Know what else works for laying worker hives... Give them three frames of brood with a caged queen in the middle. No need to shake - just leave her bottled up for a week or more. Works best in a lang when it is done in the top box and a newspaper…"
I'm asking when and where. Do I need to bring my spikes, and they are pole stikes, not tree spikes, sorry. Probably going to need to upgrade. Hope this reaches you. Trying to figure out this system. Seems different.
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