Friday, August 28, 2009
Continuation on Population of Your BH With 80:20 ratio !!!
(This article is just my ideas on how to increase your birds nests population. The methods are just my logical approach to help those who owned BHs and their nest populations are dormant or not increasing. The writer gives no guarantees that it will work.)
In many Seminars that I was invited to talk I prescribed the noble way of populating your new BH.
The best way in populating your new BH is to work towards harvesting those wild birds flying above your BH. You actually need to put in every effort to lure all those young birds to enter your new BH and get them to stay.
Give them what they wanted. I use the word chocolate or goodies or ice cream. Yes what ever they like just put them in place. The corners, the fake nests, as many tweeters as possible, those aromas, those fresh birdshits on the floor, cover the ventilation holes, those partionining walls and etc.
Once you have accumulated a total of, say 300 nests, you might want to make some changes in your strategies. Yes once you have reached 300 nests, you need to focus on how to make those internally generated young birds to stay put. You need to get them to continue staying and not to move to your next door neighbor's BHs.
Remember with 300 nests, you will get a total of 600 young birds per cycle. In one year you have three cycles and your total number of young birds will be 1,800. If you get all of them to stay you actually will get a total of 300 nest plus 900 nests. Yes 1,200 nests or 300% increased within one year. Remember I used the word "If".
So what can be those things to do when you have reached a total of 300 nests?
One of the method that I recently recommended was to increase the number of eggs that will produce female chicks in your BH.
In a normal circumstances the ratio between male and female are 1:1. If you are smart you can work towards increasing the ratio to Female 80% and Males 20%. The more the female chicks the better the chances of them staying with her parent. Male birds tends to move to their girl friend house or run away to somehwere else !!! This is true in everyday life.
"How to increase the ratio, Pak Harry?"
Well how above replacing those male bearing eggs with female bearing eggs?
Yes remove or replace the rounded shape eggs with those oval shape eggs.
Where to get these supply of fresh eggs?
You can purchase them from your trusted friend who happened to do forced harvesting. I am sure there are people doing this and normally they will destroy these eggs. You pay them so that they can earn some extra income.
You might want to get them from a reliable egg suppliers. There are a few that I know off and with some good price they will make the necessary arrangements to supply to your doorstep every cycle.
If you have more then one BHs and both are having 300 nests and above you might consider to rotate the forced harvesting and eggs ratio manipulation techniques in place. You do the forced harvest in one BH and collect the eggs for your other house for egg ratio manipulation operation.
Both BHs of your will benefits from the exercises and the more you do them the more the number of nests in both the BHs.
If you still cannot get the right supplier please call 017 755 1318. No guarantee but I will try to get some on a regular basis.
Remember each egg that you wanted to use must be tarrelly inspected and they must be in good condition and not with dead chick foetus inside.
The above recommendations are a bit time consuming but if it works you will eventually laughing to your safe deposit box.
Please remember the person who gives you this beautiful idea !!!
Yes Pak Harry !!!!!