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Which camera would you get to catch predators?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by NicInNC, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. NicInNC

    NicInNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an android tablet and would love to just be able to get a simple video camera to monitor the coop. Having no experience with them, which would you recommend? How easy are they to set up? It sounds like it may be complicated. I'm determined to find out what all is snooping around my coop!

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    http://www.amazon.com/Agasio-Outdoo...Vision/dp/B0054VXG6A/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top
     
  2. JanetS

    JanetS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We don't have a video camera but we do use a game camera. It takes pictures and videos but they go on a memory card. Works great and we know what's moving around our chickens coop at night.
     
  3. NicInNC

    NicInNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It takes video too? What is the name of it?
     
  4. JanetS

    JanetS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most of the newer game camera have video. Ours is a Moultrie that we bought from Walmart for around $60.00. Just make sure its one that takes video at night. Not all of them do.
     
  5. sab

    sab Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Click on my link below - see my cams and you can read how they are set up there. They are IP Cameras - Foscam is the brand.
     
  6. NicInNC

    NicInNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought a cheap trail cam today from Walmart but it's going back. I just trapped an opossum and the camera didn't take a darn picture despite the fact that the trap was right in the center of the vision field of the camera. I think I'll go for an ip camera. Sab, I was looking at those cameras on amazon. I'm watching your flock right now. :) Do you have to pay to be able to stream that online?
     
  7. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    You'd be better off spending the money on a trap if you're having predator problems
     
  8. NicInNC

    NicInNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 2. I caught another opossum last night within 1 1/2 hours of setting the trap. I have never seen opossums around my house until the past few weeks. I just wish I knew if they were the ones killing my chickens or if it's something else. I NEED to know what is killing them.
     
  9. sab

    sab Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No I don't pay to video stream except for the cost of hosting a web site. But I agree, you need traps not cameras. The cameras are just for fun.
     
  10. heronz

    heronz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dick's sporting store has a huge selection but I don't know what one to get.
    High quality pic and videos are important to me.
    Do any of them have a cropping tool so you can share?
     

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