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Varoa - sugar shake test mite count

I did my first sugar shake test today. Am I right to say that I can count only 1 mite?
Are the other specs just dirt?
I've uploaded the image of what I found: https://imgur.com/a/KNsGC

Hi Rien 

Hi Rien 

Image is too faint to identify as a mite. Suggest you compare with one of the following images

https://www.google.co.nz/webhp?hl=en&gws_rd=ssl#hl=en&q=varroa+mite+images

Either way if you have followed the normal sugar shake process you don't appear to have a varroa problem at present. There will often be other hive debris (e.g. pollen) that is loosened by the shaking. 

Cheers

John

 

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