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took queen out of hive and put in a nuc with frame of brood, intended to let hive raise queen cells and go back in and harvest them. question is i missed taking the queen cells out of the hive, so when queens emerge will the first queen just kill the other unemerged queens, or would they swarm
 

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If the hive is strong and has started preparing to swarm before the old queen was removed they may still swarm as virgins emerge if there are a lot of them.
 

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My own experience has been that strong hives can swarm multiple times in span of hours or days. I could hear the queen "piping" for extended period (more than a day) and observed bees holding queens from emerging, send out multiple swarms with virgin queens.

And two weeks ago, I caught a small swarm that had no queen. They turned into laying workers within a week. I dont know why. FYI.
 

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If they were emergency cells they shouldn't swarm, unless as John said, they were preparing to swarm already before you removed the queen.
 
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