Shutterclucks: Chickens Editors Choose Reader Photos

In the May/June 2023 issue of Chickens magazine, editors chose the best of the flock from submitted reader photos. Enjoy this gallery of beloved backyard chickens!

by Chickens Magazine HQ

The editors of Chickens magazine are always on the lookout for great chicken photos, and in the May/June 2023 print issue they ran a contest titled Shutterclucks.

Above is the winning photo submitted by Maris Schiess of Indianapolis, Indiana, and below you’ll find others chosen and printed in Chickens. Each one includes the name and city of residence of the chicken lover (or lovers) who submitted it.

Trina Rookus | Wilmington, North Carolina


Samantha Cooper | Newbury, New Hampshire


Dana M. Arvidson | Whitleyville, Tennessee

Missy Zombor | Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Karen Brunsting | Burlington, Michigan

Lyndsey Rhodes | Altamont, New York


Mayra Garcia | Ennis, Texas

Stacey Myrick | Pensacola, Florida

Got a cool clucker you want to show off? Email us an image of your chicken(s) to with the subject line Shutterclucks, and include your name and mailing address. The winner will receive a prize from one of our sponsors!

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2023 issue of Chickens magazine.

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