We put Mama, our black hen (i'm not sure how old, she was rescued) in the coop with my favorite roo, Elvis in hopes for some grandchicks. They get along fine and after a few days she started laying eggs finally! First it was one every other day and then she started everyday. Now she has seven eggs but she is not sitting on them! I'm pretty sure she has hatched eggs before because when we found her she had 2 babies with her and one looks just like her. Are there not enough eggs for her to start sitting on them? Or are they not fertile and she knows it? Do we need to take Elvis out? I really want her to hatch her eggs on her own instead of incubating them but if I have to incubate I will. Does anybody know what we should do? I am a first time chicken mom and I don't know what to do! All I want is grandchicks!!