Re: Should I consolidate brood downward?
You could try both ways, if you have more than one hive. Then you would have some idea.
Originally Posted by Seymore
Friends of mine, when they were trying to decide whether wrapping was worth the trouble, wrapped half the hives in each yard for a cpl of winters and decided wrapping was worthwhile. So, you could follow what you have read or follow the voice of experience (Michael Palmer), or follow both and see what happens. Me, I'd follow Michaels advice.
"Beekeeping. It's a journey, not a destination." Mark Berninghausen