[/IMG][/IMG]I am fairly new to raising chickens. I have five 4 month old pullets (buff American game cross) 1 mama hen (buff orp) and a Rooster. I know the pullets won't lay yet but the mama hen should be and she isn't. I have a red heat lamp on 24/7 and they are getting fed layer feed. Made the nesting boxes as well. They have a pretty big coop with a huge perch and pine mulch/shavings as the litter. Any ideas on how to get her to lay? Iowa is cold and we have our first snow but the buff orp should lay all winter (or so I read). Snow should melt this week.