Articles from Kuntry Klucker

So, you want to raise chickens but you have absolutely no idea where to begin. In this article I will tell you how I began my adventures with raising chickens and show you how to begin your own chicken journey as well. It was about 10 years ago when I first thought about keeping chickens. I had never had chickens before nor was I raised around them. My grandparents had a farm where they raised produce and pigs. I visited every summer but that was the extent of my country upbringing. I had a...
I’m almost about 10 years deep into my backyard chicken hobby and have loved it every step of the way. From ordering chicks, getting the coops set up, watching them grow, and collecting eggs, keeping backyard chickens has been one of the highlights of my life. Chickens are animals that require little but give back much in return. In this article I will highlight the 10 joys I have experienced as a backyard chicken keeper. 1. They are always happy to see me No matter how bad my day has...
The topic discussed in this article is a bit of a hot topic here among chicken keepers on BYC. However, I think it's important to examine both sides of the debate. In this article I will discuss the topic of Prefab Vs. Hand-built coops and explain why I am an activist for Prefab Coops. Many chicken keepers do not like them and recommend that new comers build their own coop. I for one am of a differing opinion. I built my first coop then added 5 prefab coops later. I will say that I love the...
With their crazy 80’s rock band hair do, it’s hard not to love this fancy breed. Dressed in black and white, they look like they’re going to a fancy “Chicken Gala”. These classy girls leave all other chickens in the dust when it comes to clucky high class couture. The distinct white feathered crest on their head contrasting with their sleek jet black bodies sets them apart in a flock. Beauty may only be skin deep, but these girls are gorgeous inside and out. Read on to find out why we at...
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