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Saw the tornado get started today and waited to see where they would go and they ended up back at the hive. This is a package that was installed a little over a month ago. They've drawn out 7 frames and have plenty of brood and stores. When I started going through the hive there were plenty of swarm cells and 1 was capped. I don't want to do splits so I was trying to come up with a plan to avoid that.

I ended up cutting out all the swarm cells and checkerboarded the frames with the 3 empty frames in between brood. I also caught the queen in a queen clip and secured her in the hive with a rubber band. My hope is that by cutting out queen cells and checkerboarding it will kill their desire to swarm. I plan on releasing the queen in a day or two. Now I'm sure I botched this completely but is there any chance that they will stay put after all that?
 

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The plan you used is your best chance to stop the swarm if you won't do a split. I would add a super of comb above if you have it.
 
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