How to view and store our chicken coop plans on your iPad

You can download, view, and store our chicken coop plans on your iPad or other mobile device.What can I say, I’ve always loved our chicken coop plans. But when I opened them recently on an iPad, well, I literally saw them in a whole new light.

The images are sharp and clear. The table of contents is clickable for easy navigation. You can zoom in and out on the diagrams and text. And you can perform all the page navigation gestures that are native to iBooks.

What’s more, you don’t need to download a special app (other than the free iBooks app) to be able to download, store, and view our coop plans — or any PDF file for that matter.

Just follow the simple instructions below, and have fun! Read More

Pickin’ Chicken Breed Selector app for iOS

Choose the ideal chicken breeds right from your iPhoneNote: The contest we ran with this post ended on April 2, 2011. Winning entries are noted below.

Think keeping backyard chickens is a little too old school? Here’s something that could change your mind.

The Pickin’ Chicken app for iOS lets you research and select breeds from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch (Apple mobile devices only). Developed by Funny Farm Industries and released in partnership with Mother Earth News, it’s a high-tech complement to a distinctly low-tech hobby.

It not only looks really cool (then again, I think everything in iOS looks cool), it’s also got some cool stuff in it. Read More