My sweet buff O girl decided apparently that she wants to be a momma...we were oot for a few days and didn't pick up there eggs (we only have 4 girls-2 are being stubborn layers) so we just figured we'd discard them BUT she I suppose thought they looked perfect for her to hatch and decided to go broody on me. I'm VERY sure...she refuses to leave the nest unless coaxed out with scratch (and even then she eats, drinks and RUNS back into them! ) SO, questions...how many eggs are TOO many for her to be sitting on? I really don't know exactly when she started sitting on them but i know the 21 days usually...BUT WHAT if none are fertile/hatch? ((we do have 1 roo)) She is so dedicated! I don't know if I should wait a day or two and candle them or just leave them? i would hate her to do all this work for nothing even though were going to have to sell/give the chicks away anyways Can anyone help a little? Thanks so much!!! I know I CAN read books...I just was curious on YOUR opinion/experience.