Mites fall through screen onto bottom board. When used with a sticky board (optional), this makes a trap that will eliminate all mites that fall onto it. 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. Catch those mites to eliminate them and also be able to answer two important questions:1.) Do I need to treat with chemicals?, or2.) Did the chemical treatment work?Make your varroa trap by adding a Sticky Board using the option above.Bottom board and stick board shown in white NOT included.
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