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I need help picking out a game cam

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by silly4buttons, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. silly4buttons

    silly4buttons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I been looking around for a game cam for the last year and half not something to expensive. Up to 90 is my price range, I am very concerned about my chickens and ducks. Something odd happend to me yesterday that fuel my suspicions for me I didn't say anything to anyone becouse they would tell me I am overreacting but now I think I need to do serveillance on my yard.
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi, I know zilch about the subject, but i do recall there being a thread on BYC a few weeks ago on the subject. Maybe try searching for something like "game cam / chicken cam" by using the search box and you may find some useful info there.

    All the best
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  3. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    https://www.dealscube.com/listing/m...BXfutA6T0LHcQNreGoAAEhBWUfZ17atiQsaAtoL8P8HAQ

    This is my personal favorite out of the game cams that I have used. I have never used a cam to watch what's going on with my chickens, but I use them to monitor deer before hunting season. Its relatively cheap compared to other cams out there on the market. If this cam isn't quite what you're looking for, I would stick with Moultrie brand. They'll give you the most bang for your buck.
     
  4. silly4buttons

    silly4buttons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    https://www.dealscube.com/listing/m...BXfutA6T0LHcQNreGoAAEhBWUfZ17atiQsaAtoL8P8HAQ

    This is my personal favorite out of the game cams that I have used. I have never used a cam to watch what's going on with my chickens, but I use them to monitor deer before hunting season. Its relatively cheap compared to other cams out there on the market. If this cam isn't quite what you're looking for, I would stick with Moultrie brand. They'll give you the most bang for your buck.
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    ]thank you it's perfect and not too expensive thank you. The reason why is that is yesterday I was sitting with them and out of the corner of my eye I saw flying at my chickens and it skimmed my back it I jump up and look there was nothing there. The 2 chickens that where the target where making a lot of noise. Over the last 11/2 I have been finding all these rocks that weren't there before becouse I keep picking them up a few time I found glass little pieces of dinner plates and other things. This will be my 3rd summer with them and never had a problem. The people that live next door I know they like chickens becouse I gave them so many but they got rid if them becouse his daughter and son I law move in to save dor a house and they got rid of their chickens and that's when I started all the extra rocks and stuff. I can't prove anything intill I see it. The town let me keep my rooster mr handsome and he pretty quite but when he hears their voices he starts crowing a lot.
     
  5. flyin-lowe

    flyin-lowe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would find one with infrared not a normal flash. If you have people trespassing they will see the flash and destroy your camera.
     
  6. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Game cams all have infrared flashes so you're pretty much safe with any one you pick. If they had a regular flash they'd scare the deer which kinda defeats the purpose of what they're mainly used for.
     
  7. flyin-lowe

    flyin-lowe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually the ones on my property have a regular flash, Im not concerned with trespassers, and they are cheaper. I can show you thousands of pictures of all kinds of animals with the flash. They don't spook at all. Coons, deer, you name it. Mine is set up to take a picture every minute as long as it is detecting movement. I have had 20 plus flash pictures of the same deer that was just feeding and never got out of range of the camera.
     

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