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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, December 27, 2009

Other Then Red Meranti What Else Can Be Used !!!

Other then red meranti, have you ever thought about other materials that can make the birds loved to make the nests on?

I was reading Fatick Marzuki book and he recommended the used of aluminium plate with grooves. The size he recommended was 5 inches and maybe up to the length of your box (nesting planks box dimension of 30cm by 100cm. What he reminded was to paint the aluminium plate black.

Well you should also consider the use of those bamboo mat or bamboo boxes used as those containers to keep your things at home.

Look at the pictures below and see what I mean. Those guys who uses bamboo mat and containers are very innovative.

This are the things that we should conduct more research and we need to provide these innovative ideas to all swiftlet farmers.

If you analyse the pictures carefully you will realised that meranti merah is not the only type of planks that the birds will love to built their nests on.

There are many other materials that they will love to paste those precious saliva.

I have visited BHs with cement as the nesting planks. But most of them failed to get any of those birds to nests.

Then there was another BH that uses white coloured wood called Jelutong. Since it was a new BH there were no sign of birds entering during the visit.

My main objective to continue writing this blog on swiftlet farming is to expose everything that are relevant to those who wanted to get involve with the business.

I strongly believed that the only way to minimise failure is to get as much knowledge as possible before you invest in it.

If you feel that the lesson learned deserved an encouragement you can contribute a some donation to this account: Yayasan Kebajikan Nah Sabah, 100930010038410 at Allied Bank, Malaysia.

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