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last week i caught a swarm put it in an empty hive, but i left the swarm lure in the bottom box, what would happen if i left it in. I hate to bother the bees. do i have to remove it when i put supers on will it affect the honey or wax. it doesnt seem to be bothering the bees thanks
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Congratulations on the swarm!

IMHO leaving the lure in the hive will make the bees very happy with their new home. After they settle in for a week or two you might want to remove it to put it in another lure hive, but there isn't anything in it that will hurt the bees or honey if it stays. You might end up with it imbedded in a comb if you leave it there too long, but that's the only potential problem I can imagine..
 
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