I started putting swarm boxes out today. I put the same box in the same location I got one last year. The swarm I got last year is in a hive next to it. Is this problematic to a swarm looking for an available home? On one hand,the good smells emulating from the occupied hive might enhance the swarm box location. The other hand, suggests, mother nature might not want two hives too close to each other and pass it up. (I'm thinking the former) I'll have a couple others in good locations 1/4 mile apart. If this location is a bust, I'll move it.
Thoughts appreciated