One of our young hens, Onyx, one of Hedwig's chicks, is sitting on a bunch of eggs in an empty trash can in our barn. Don't ask me why, it is one of the hen's favorite places to lay, so we gave in and put straw in it. since it's a communal nest there are about 25 eggs in there. Now, one of the Golden Comet hens has been hanging around Onyx, and the nest, all day. Tonight when I went to shut the barn up for the night, both hens are crammed together asleep in the trash can on top of all the eggs! This happened once before a few years ago; we had two hens sharing a nest, and together they only hatched one chick...then they fought over who would raise her. The one who was not her mom won. When they were setting they would take turns, one would keep the eggs warm while the other stretched her legs and ate. they are so fun to watch!