Another bee kill in Albuquerque

10 Sep

This week, another local (and longtime) beekeeper was devastated by a massive kill in one of his strongest hives. If only bees could form a class action lawsuit…

This is the first of the bee kill from Sept 9th which continued into today the 10th. I have tried to find out who sprayed what where and will hopefully have some leads tomorrow. This hive WAS three stories with a brand new queen.. WAS… Better Living through Chemistry… .

A massive bee kill in Los Ranchos

A massive bee kill in Los Ranchos


4 Responses to “Another bee kill in Albuquerque”

  1. Brian Morris September 11, 2009 at 6:34 am #

    Better Living my foot… have you heard of the No Agenda podcast? They are convinced that CCD is from “our Friends” at Mon$anto.

  2. Gord September 11, 2009 at 7:06 pm #

    Jeez, that’s heart breaking. I don’t think pesticides are the only cause of CCD, but one of a witches brew of ingredients.

  3. Kris February 10, 2010 at 1:07 pm #

    Such a terrible thing when that happens ):

    Looks like it probably was pesticides, I don’t know what else would cause such a sudden mass die off.

    In re the above comment though, it is of course manifestly NOT CCD … being as the trademark sign of CCD is specifically the complete disappearance of bees. Dead bees are clearly present here ):


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