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ok so I'm still really new to bee keeping (got my first hive last year). Well this year my hive was exploding with bees, brood and eggs so since I would like to have 4 hives some day I thought why not split this hive and see what happens. So I got another hive and moved 1 frame of mostly eggs, 2 frames of brood and 2 frames of honey and pollen to the new hive along with lots of nurse bees. That was 5 days ago so I went and checked on them today and the bees are still all there and there is now 3 queens cells started and all three have brood it them. So now what? What will happen if all 3 queens make it and hatch out? will they take care of it so there is only one queen in the hive? should I wait and pinch out the smallest queen cells? How do I go from here?:scratch:
 

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ok so I'm still really new to bee keeping (got my first hive last year). Well this year my hive was exploding with bees, brood and eggs so since I would like to have 4 hives some day I thought why not split this hive and see what happens. So I got another hive and moved 1 frame of mostly eggs, 2 frames of brood and 2 frames of honey and pollen to the new hive along with lots of nurse bees. That was 5 days ago so I went and checked on them today and the bees are still all there and there is now 3 queens cells started and all three have brood it them. So now what? What will happen if all 3 queens make it and hatch out? will they take care of it so there is only one queen in the hive? should I wait and pinch out the smallest queen cells? How do I go from here?:scratch:
I would just leave them alone, several more cells and I may split again.
 
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