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I’ve treated one yard for mites they are on a massive white Dutch clover bloom and doing fantastic. I would like to move some other hives I have not treated yet due to a apparent shortage and possibly slowdown at man lake from this health “crisis”. Would anyone hesitate moving them there and treating immediately or is there a risk to the other colonies. I believe there is little risk and probably won’t be much contact between the colonies with this flow going on but I’m just hesitant.
 

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I would first do a mite count on some of the untreated hives to see how high they are. Mite counts should not be that high this time of year although in your location, if the queen never shuts down, it may be a different story.
Move them to the site and treat as soon as possible if you find mites. If the hives are being placed next to each other, I would alternate entrances to reduce the amount of drifting.
 
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