Sweet and Simple Apiaries

"Varroa EasyCheck is a ready-to-use varroa mite shaker that makes monitoring infestations more accurate and reliable than ever before: up to 80% efficacy with a single wash!"

  • Designed for effectiveness: The filter basket is the key to EasyChecks's reliability! Fallen mites pass through holes in the base and sides of the filter basket.
  • Quick and easy to use. Only 3 steps!
  • Easily transportable and made from robust, solid material
  • Tight-fitting lid is leak-free and comfortable to use
  • Two molded guide lines allow samples of 200 or 300 bees
  • Transparent bowl allows accurate counting and reliable sampling

USDA Approved

Treatments & Medications

(Under Construction)

Useful Links



Apistan: Varroa Control

Mite Away Quick Strip Insructions

Mite Away Quick Strips FAQ

Oxcalic Acid (Our preferred method)

Formic (Second choice)

Our recommendation is to inspect your hive for Varroa Mites EVERY other inspection and add that information to your weekly inspection log that you should be using to record the progress of your bees .

​you can test for Varroa Mites many ways . 

Sugar Shake  (my preferred method )

Alcohol wash

Sticky Board

Drone Sampling

Below are just a few video's to watch.


Honeybee Sugar Shake Mite Count

Drone Frame full of Varroa mites

What Beekeepers have been asking for... is finally HERE!! Varroa easyCheck!!