We are new to the chicken world and only have had our hens since February of this year. So new to some of their behaviors. I hope I am putting this in the right spot for this post. I have a chicken that is laying in her nesting box and refusing to leave. Not being mean just squawking when you get close. I checked to see if she was egg bound but she isn't as far as I can tell. I have had one that was egg bound before and learned how to deal with that. However, her comb is a little darker and starting to droop but not significantly. I did notice a while back extra feathers laying in a box and she is missing some on her breast area. I think she is broody but since this is my first hen acting this way, I am not quite sure what to do. I have read about people separating her from rest of the flock. The only problem is it's winter and cold. I don't want to put her in a separate area of our coop because it will be too cold. Would it hurt anything just to leave her alone and let her do this behavior for a while? Or should I be picking her up and moving her off of the nest routinely? I have been gathering the eggs underneath her because the other hens lay in the same box with her. Ideas, help for a newbie?? Thanks in advance!