I got a first time Broody. She had a egg hatch about 3 days ago. I came out to let them out in the morning and she ran out with everyone else. She had a broken egg shell stuck to her. So I got my gloves and looked in the nest box and she had some broken eggs in there with a yolky mess. One egg she had pushed all the way to the front, out of her laying area. I threw out the yucky mess and put the remaining eggs back. she came back and laid on her nest. She came right back in to get on her nest, and when she got back I could see the baby that I had missed that had hatched. It was laying in front of her, ice cold and hardly moving and you could see a few spots that someone, (probably mama) had pecked at it. So I brought it in and got it warm and it's doing good. She is still on 4 eggs, and I heard one chirping tonight when I locked them up. Sooooo, my question is, do they get any better with the mothering with more chicks hatching out? Or should I sit down there until this one comes out and take it right away? I'll probably sit down there regardless. But if she seems to do good with it, will she turn evil on it later tonight?? I dont' want to sit down there all nightlol.