Well in the mail as eggs today. Step one: make hen broody. Step two: buy store bought eggs and mark them. Place them in hen house. Step three: wait for cochin hen named Bertha BigButt to find them. Step four: watch look at eggs and waddle away. Grr Step five: place Bertha on eggs and demand she stay Step six: come back in 4 hr and repeat step 5 Step seven: chase off rooster boyfriend ( she don't need no loving.) Step eight: check on Bertha. (sigh Still on eggs) Step nine: wait for real eggs to arrive. and turn on bator just in case. Meet Bertha BigButt In this picture she was trying to lay eggs in the small nesting box i have for my banty. She actually did lay one to.