I got a new live trap...Update: new cam

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Tala, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    I went to bait my brand new raccoon trap tonight and it was GONE!!!

    This weekend I believe a 2-legged predator took my EE hen and apparently my live trap as well!!!!

    Damnit if I don't have to buy a lock and chain for EVERYTHING I OWN!!!!!!!
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2010

  2. tnchickenut

    tnchickenut It's all about the Dels!

    Jan 24, 2010
    Englewood, TN
    Forget the lock and chain... buy a "no trespassing" sign and a rifle!
  3. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Quote:I don't live on the land that my chickens do so that does somewhat complicate security.

    I have to run to WM for something else in a few minutes though. I might take a credit card and invest in a game cam that I can't afford.....and another set of padlocks
  4. theFox

    theFox Songster

    Sep 21, 2009
    Standish, Maine
    Did you stake that live trap down?

  5. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Quote:I hadn't even taken the mini trap out of the inside of it yet! It was so new that I still have the receipt floating around in the passenger seat of my truck! [​IMG]

    My old live trap has been out there for several months, but I guess a shiny new one was just too tempting??? Some days I can't stand humans
  6. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Enter new Moultrie Game Cam with IR flash (and padlock) and 2GB sd card that should hold 1400 high quality pix

    If anyone comes snooping around when I'm not there, I'll know about it. [​IMG]
  7. Rammy

    Rammy Songster

    Oct 20, 2008
    Go!!Tala!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]


  8. Post pics of what you find on there! It should be interesting...
  9. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Quote:Last night, er early this morning I got quite a few pix of the roosters checking it out [​IMG]

    I erased all those and re set it for tonight. I padlocked it to a cattle panel (no trees avaliable) but the wire is pretty darn thick you'd need some MEGA bolt cutters to get it off. Here's hoping.
    I couldn't find a serial number on the camera either, you know, to write down just in case I needed to file a police report later. grr

  10. Some people disgust me.

    Good luck. And "Happy hunting."

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