My 10 month old silkie, Emmy Lou, has just gone broody. Do I need to give her any special treatment? Currently I have 8 hens who are all laying. For the last few days my silkie just sits on the eggs all day and makes a funny noise (which I read is normal). I do take the eggs out from underneath her each day and leave her with a golf ball. Will she snap out of this on her own? Is it okay to let her continue on this way? We have no rooster so these eggs will never hatch. She will get up about once a day to eat. Do I need to do anything in particular for her? Should I kick her out of the coop for a couple minutes if I don't see her going out enough?