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Beekeeping Mite Observation Board - HB121

Beekeeping Mite Observation Board
Beehive Varroa Mite Control

Beehive Varroa Mite Control

Beekeeping for Beginners—Adding Bees

Beekeeping for Beginners—Adding Bees

  • In stock. Ships from our warehouse in Northern California.

Monitor for Mites in Your Hive

Use this observation board to track the number of mites in your hive. Can be cut to size with scissors or a paper cutter, but please measure carefully first.

  • Peel cover paper from adhesive board
  • Place mesh screen over adhesive board
  • Slide unit through existing entrance on bottom board *If more than 100 mites are caught within 48 hours, a chemical treatment may be needed.
  • Contact your state apiarist for guidelines. Researchers have found that as many as 40% of live young Varroa mites simply fall to the bottom of the hive, then crawl back up looking for a honey bee to begin feeding on.

Place this under a screened bottom board for observation. Not UV-resistant so do not leave this in the sun.

  • Item Model Number: HB121
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds

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August 6, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Varroa mites are out to get the bees in your hive. A horrible (and relatively new) problem in the apian world, varroa mites can wipe out a hive in one season. How to control varroa mites In our new video… read more »

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