I just started keeping bees this past year in the Sacramento Mountains (High Rolls) and I got my nuc from Ken Hays in Bosque Farms. Check out his website at http://www.hayshoneynm.com. The seminar will be on 11 May this year and I plan to order a few months nucs from him this month to be picked up at the seminar.
If you can get a copy of the…[Read more]
I recently received a 10 frame hive for Christmas and am excited to start as a beginner beekeeper. Any suggestions for where to buy bees (I am in the Roswell area)? Was thinking it’s probably best to start with a nuc? Will potentially end up buying another hive, as from what I’ve read it’s best to start with two if possible. Any…[Read more]
Congrats on the new hive box. You are in for a lot of fun, work and a bit of heartache. My suggestions would be to read as much as you can and find a mentor close to you.
Tom is right that Ken Hayes is a great resource for information and nucs. James Lynn Whatley, of Redrock Honey Company, is also a good place for nucs. They will be…[Read more]
Alexa, that’s great bees are very very cool. Roswell Seed sells bees sometime in March or April they get them from some where in Texas. I purchased some bees from Noble Bees in California they where the best bees so very gentle. I have attempted not to purchase bees but to do cut outs and capture swarms from the local area in Roswell.…[Read more]
Thank you all for the suggestions. Will definitely check out those suggestions and Facebook groups! I really appreciate all the help.
Oh I forgot about this group on FB
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