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I split a hive and left 3 capped queen cells figuring they would fight it out. And, importantly, would ensure that atleast one is OK. This hive swarmed today.

Did I create the possibility for that hive to swarm again with the first emerged queen, who left behind the other unmerged queens?

In other words, what would you do:
1) Choose a good capped queen cell (CQC) and distroys all the others?
2) Leave 3 CQCs and 1st emerged queen destroys the other two?
3) Leave 2 CQCs and 1st emerged queen destroys the other one?

Any other advice for how to break what appears to be a swarm cycle?

I can't seem to find a way to stop them.
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