I have a young Rhode Island Red who just started laying about 1 month ago. It is going into the cold season here and whenever I go down to the nesting boxes and she is in there she screeches like crazy fluffs her feathers and snaps at me if I reach near her... Is this just normal behavior for some hens when they lay (I've never had one with such a temper before) or could it be that she is going broody already? Seems like a strange time in the year to do so and she is so young... I have never had a hen go broody out of my whole flock so I am not very educated on the signs and behavior. Any info would be appreciated! Thanks!