She started out with 5 eggs. Last night I had to take 1 away, it wasn' fertile. The other 3 I think the chickens cracked open and ate whenever she got up to eat & drink. Tonite now she is standing over her egg. Is the egg getting ready to hatch or what? I have no clue, this is my first sebbie and is her mate suppose to nearby during this time or what roll does he play? The egg was Bad had to dispose of it. No baby inside, just green smelly egg juice.