Honey 1 Varroa Count

We are due to remove the Apistan strings on 27 November 2010, so time for a quick Varroa Count.

Tray placed 7 Nov 2010 17:15 (0 mites)
Tray Checked 8 Nov 2010 17:15 (105 mites)

=105/24 (Hours) = 4.3 per hour

This seems pretty high to me, not sure if this is a good thing or not?

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About Gary Fawcett

Gary enjoys designing new kiwimana products which we sell through our on-line shop. He is passionate about saving the Bees and encouraging urban beekeeping. Gary loves to write about issues that affect the Bees and our environment. He is also into tramping/walking in the beautiful New Zealand bush.

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One Response to Honey 1 Varroa Count

  1. Matt says:

    Seems like a lot to me….If the strips have been in for five weeks I would guess they are not working? Give ceracell a call….

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