Re: Couple Questions about Traps
Personally, I don't believe end or side much matters, mine are toward the corners; no special reason, just where it was drilled. I would suggest having at least one low, had water get into one of the traps and it filled the box to the height of the lower hole. Use 1/2" screen over the hole or ensure the frames block birds from direct entrance.
Good question on frames in the top or bottom box. I only use 10 frame bait boxes with maybe 5 frames added; since they tend to do exactly what you don't want, not sure if they would prefer to build comb on the roof or off the bottom of the frames. Therefore I'd probably arrange the frames vertically if I was going to use a lesser than max quantity.
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