Varroa Mite Sticky Board
Adhesive Sticky Board
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. Catch those mites to eliminate them and also be able to answer two important questions:
1.) Do I need to treat with chemicals?, or
2.) Did the chemical treatment work?
Make your varroa trap with the Dadant Wood Bound Varroa Screen and Sticky Board.