The babies will be o.k. under mama for a little while, but they will need to be kept warm for a few weeks or so until they feather out. I personally decided to wait, because I keep mine seperate until they get big enough to defend themselves a little bit in the pecking order routine they will have to endure. If you can set up a brooder and keep you fingers crossed that they will be able to fit in with the others through winter I would say go for it, but myself, I am waiting until spring to hatch. (I live in Pennsylvania by the way and they are predicting possible frost tonight)
i bought a bator today, it's a still air and there's only one egg in there that i got from my mom's friend..... so will i need to do anything special because the lack of eggs? and how do i start my own "thread"???