hi all, last night i went to gather eggs and had one of my NH Reds sitting in front of the nest boxes giving me the eye. i looked at her and she seemed to be indicating to look in the box, so i did. well there was a crushed egg in there. probably 5 normal eggs and one that had been pulverized and had gooed everywhere. she kept nudging my arm while i was getting it out. i think she was pretty ticked off that an egg got broken. anyone ever have a hen react this way? i'm honestly not sure what went on, if one of the girls broke it or if the cold weather made it crack and then laying in there just made all the white come out. anyway, it was neat to see how protective they were and how distraught a squashed egg would make them.