One of my Australorps has decided to go broody...why now I dont know when its freezing cold, but thats what she is up to. Anyway she is setting 6 mixed eggs and has refused to use the coop. She is currently setting them in probably the safest and warmest spot in our yard, the corner of our laundry room where the vent is. Im concerned that if she does successfully hatch these little ones that they will just be too cold to survive. This is the first day she is on the hatching eggs too. Would it be worth it to set up a maternity ward in our garage? Would that mess up her cycle? I dont have an incubator yet (ordered) but it wont be here till the end of the week for that just in case she decides she doesnt care anymore. Im in Portland, Or and we are supposedly going to see temps in the 20s tonight. Luckily she is shielded from any wind that may come up and the vent is constantly giving out heat... Any thoughts? Advice?