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Trail Camera / Solar Camera Recommendations

Good afternoon all,

I was a member on this forum since 2010 but was out of poultry for a few years (away traveling, having kids etc).

My question has multiple factors.

Were in the processing of getting planning to build our family home, on my partners family land. Im not from this area so before myself & the kids get the hens, I want to see what Im dealing with.
So question 1; does anyone have recommendations for a trail cam I can set up and review to see whats in the area?

The hens will be set up before we start building / move in. They will be 5 minute drive away & am planning on the automatic door etc. & will be with them 2-3 times a day, but want a camera I can check from my phone throughout the day.
Question 2: does anyone have recommendations for a camera that does not need wifi that will connect the my phone - solar type camera maybe?

Ciara Fitza
Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

Ciara; 'I Am Therefore I Think'

Ratcatcher
Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

Sorry. Lost half that post!

LOL! I was *mean't to* have added: " Descartes before the horse. "

Ratcatcher
Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

Thank you, and generally I would agree, but we are at the site every day/ passing etc. but we wont be there to hear the hens alerting us if there is something bothering them. Hence why I asked for recommendations.

Ciara Fitza
Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

Baby Alarm?

Seriously. If That's ye purpose. Were I on Major Tom's, I'd start a search on '(Remote?) Baby Alarm' and see where that led.

Trail Cam's though? For us? Generally a waste of time. I personally have a Lot of trail cams. I had other uses for them though. For my birds, I use electric fencing and traps. Prevention over snuff films.

Ratcatcher
Tuesday, June 11th, 2024


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