I had 2 broody silkies, and 2 that were not laying yet, or so I thought. I went to check one of the broodies, just to make sure she hadn't gotten any 'donations'. Not only did she have extra eggs, she had a whole 'nother chicken in there!! One of the other silkies, who hadn't even started laying to my knowledge, evidently had started laying, and is now also broody. The first broody is due any day, and the other one just started brooding today. So my question is, when the first broody's eggs hatch, will both hens leave the nest?