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Swiftlet Farming Seminar On May 5 & 6th, 2018

Swiftlet Farming Seminar On May 5 & 6th, 2018
Calling for participants to this special Swiftlet Farming Seminar to be held in Sandakan, Sabah. You will be given the opportunity to learn and at same time to enter two BHs plus how to prepare MV3 aroma, Seminar will be held at Sandakan Hotel, Sandakan Sabah. For detail please PM 0177551318

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Beside Tweeters, Corners and Fake Nests They Love Nesting Planks Hangers !!!

If you are given the opportunity to visit BHs with nests in them just be observant.

There are some important pattern where those swiftlet loves to build their nests in any new BH.

Their list of preferences are:

1) 90% nesting planks corners.



2) Above internal sound tweeters.



3) Fake nests.



4) Nesting Planks Metal Hangers.


5) Nesting planks close to walls or petitionings.


My advise to all of you who are about to start your new BH try to give all those things that the swiftlets preferred. Treat them like toys or chocolate to lure them to stay.

Give them those corners. Do not cover them with corner covers until such time that the total number of nests hit 300. If you are clever cover those corners once they have used the corners for two times.

Place more internal tweeters and some try to place twin at one spot. Encourage them to settle on those tweeters. Once the have used the tweeters placement for two time, relocate these tweeters to another place.

There are many types of fake nests in the market. You should choose the right one and install them close to those internal sound tweeters. Make sure they can be recycle once being used, at least twice. Also do the same two time usage and remove or relocated these used fake nests.

The best is the nestling plank hangers. It seem that these hanger gives those birds a kind protrusion allowing the birds to cling on them while starting their nest. If your BH design have very little or no hangers then you should cut those metal bars and screw them onto the nesting planks.

You can put as many as you can but make sure once they served their purposes you remove them in stages.

They also love to build their nests near walls and pertitions. If you want to construct those pertitionings please make sure the room you created is at least 4 meters X 4 meters to allow them to fly in cycle.

The idea here is to know what they likes and encourage them to be your permenant tenant.

Once they become your permanent tenants you can make the necessary plans to achieve the target number (300) to produce new batch of youngsters to fill your house (internal generated).

When that figure is achieved you might want to remove or cover these fixtures.



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