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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?


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 thought on “Honey 1 Varroa Count

  1. 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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