Does anyone have a Chicken Cam?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ChesapeakeBorn, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. ChesapeakeBorn

    ChesapeakeBorn Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 19, 2011
    I was thinking that it would be fun to have a webcam for my chicken tractor. Has anyone done this? I'd love some ideas about what type of (affordable) camera to purchase.
  2. Eznet2u

    Eznet2u Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2011
  3. Nslangton

    Nslangton Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2012
    I use a TV baby monitor. I set the camera where I want it in the barn and the TV monitor in my house. It will work up to about 300 feet away. I can move the TV monitor from room to room. I have used this set up for viewing injured horses, litters of puppies, etc. I currently have it set up on my brooder so I can see the chicks without running to the barn every 5 minutes. It is only a black and white monitor, but works in any light and only cost about $60.00. I have used this for ten years and I love it. It also can track sound so you can hear if anything alarming is going on.
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