well I often read the forum to try and keep up with whats happening and what i should be doing next.Im still learning more often the hard way after 4 years.So I thought I would sell some hives to cover some of my costs and my price got lower and lower and the months went by and still no takers so the other day I relisted again and a couple wanted a look at 6pm so I said thats a bit late o what about 5.30 then.So they show up and I say its not a good time to buy hives but they ok they will have a look well I had recently treated for mites after removing honey, wintering down boxes,afb checks and working inbetween and I open this hive and its got dwv oh no thats not good cant have that lets hope it survives. Now its getting dark try the next 1looks good to me patchy brood well thats a sign of afb they tell me or maybe just the time of year ? hey look theres a bee trying to get out of its cell yep they do that and well as for bees sitting on the frames I think thats kinda normal too especially when its getting dark.Well another hard lesson learnt I have over 20 hives more than enough for me but I enjoy all aspects of beekeeping and try to keep on top of things, of those hives this 1 has dwv still 1 too many.Question if you find no sign of mites do you still treat them as a matter of course? Well maybe wasnt the same person just coincidence but I hope most beekers? do there best and are not trying to pass on diseaesed hives I agree I did a course before I started joined the local club go to seminars have my deca and still have queenless hives varroa problems and dread the oncoming wasp attacks and thats my 10 cents worth.