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Collected swarm at car wash. Next day empty.....trap in a tree full of activity. Both boxes are old nucs with comb only 10 feet apart. How long should I wait before installing in full deep? Don't want 'em to leave out again.
 

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Once a swarm is in a trap with comb, I like to wait until I see pollen coming in, usually about a week, maybe two if it was a virgin queen. The bees are less likely to leave if they have open brood.
 
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