My hen went broody for the 1st time a few weeks ago. I am located in Eastern WV and temps here have been getting into the low 30s at night and low 50s or mid 40s during the day. We are expecting our eggs to begin hatching within the week; however this is the 1st time we have ever hatched on our own. I have moved my hen and her eggs to a large dog crate beside the coop under shelter but it is still cold outdoors. My question is, what should i do once the eggs begin to hatch? Should i move them to a warm incubator then to a brooder? Should i allow her to care for them with a heat lamp provided? Ive read mixed reviews about what to do. My main concern is hatching in the cold. She seems to be doing very well caring for her eggs and is covering them very well. Any suggestions to this 1st timer would be appreciated.