We currently have double brood boxes below our QE. There are mostly stores and some brood in the top box. There’s mostly brood in the bottom box.
For winter, do we need to rearrange the boxes so the stores are below the brood?
Last winter we had a slightly different setup, so we put the brood box with 100% stores under the brood and it worked really well.
Not sure if it’s worth messing with this year?
Yes, it’s worth messing around to get things right. I’ve consolidated some double BBs down to singles but I’ll wait until next month to put stores below brood nest, when I put on mouseguards.
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