Sunday, August 10, 2014

Put in the mite boards

When I pulled the mite boards out last week, after three or four days in the hive, I counted 1 to 2 mites per square inch. These boards were put in just before the dusting. Surprisingly, the boards were not covered with powdered sugar.

I just basted now basted the boards in olive oil and slipped them into both hives at 7:15 PM tonight. We will see what the mite count looks like after three days with no powdered sugar.

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