Chosen as a Slashfood Best of 2010 iPhone App for Food and Cooking, Pickin’ Chicken by Mother Earth News is the perfect chicken breed selector for the novice or “eggspert” chickenist. Find the perfect chicken breed for your needs, including rare and heritage breeds.
** Watch an overview video of the app at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJ68fG6ZyGo
Choose from numerous breeds and their varieties. Each breed is noted with the American Livestock Breed Conservancy’s Conservation Status. Find the perfect chicken breed for eggs, meat, or for dual purpose. Search on 14 different options, including:
Egg Lay Rate, Color, and Size
Heritage and Rare Breeds
Housing suitability (confinement or free range)
Browse a full list of all breeds with “At a Peck” quick reference on the breed’s characteristics. Create your own breed favorites list to help you narrow down your choices. Find additional resources on the essentials to raising chickens and helpful resources going forward in your experience.
A great tool for all levels of poultry lovers, whether new, 4-H, urban farmer, teacher, or simply chicken enthusiast extraordinaire . Pickin’ Chicken is the perfect tool for expanding your green and sustainable living lifestyle.