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If there is only one queen cell, it is a supercedure cell, and not a swarm cell. You have described a failing queen, and it sounds like the bees are trying to fix the problem. I would completely disregard all advice about this hive swarming.

As best I can tell, it sounds like this hive is not doing everything to your expectations. That is quite normal for bees. They won't do things, simply because that is what you want them to do.

I would be cautious about overfeeding this hive while they are in the process of supercedure. You run the risk of them backfilling the broodnest with nectar/syrup, and the new queen having no open cells for her to get up and running.
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