Saturday, January 16, 2010
Harry I Found A Bird Died Clingging to the BH Wall !!!
What can be more interesting when you enter your BH and found a bird died on the wall.
This morning have a cup of coffee with one of my blog reader. He wanted to purchase a few units of the soundless humidifiers.
I was very generous to allocate some of my precious time just for him. I know he wanted to chat a few interesting things about his new BH in Rompin, N9 and at the same time dig some information about swiftlet farming.
He was very lucky because I kind of like his company.
Well we have the following to talk about:
1) Why I found a bird died hanging on the wall of my new BH?
He found one bird died literary stuck to the wall. What do you think happened Harry?
My guess was that the bird must have her claw stuck to something on the wall. Once they cannot untie themselves they will die. Die of starvation and dehydration. Birds needs to eat and drink regularly. If they did not eat for two to three days they will die.
I mentioned to him about a similar incident in one of the BH in Kepond where the baby bird got her leg stuck to the nest. The nest must have been very brittle, lack of humidity, and broken. The bird's leg got stuck to it and she died hanging to the nest.
2) Sharp objects in your BH, be careful.
If you enter your BH you need to check for any type of sharp objects that might hurt these precious birds.
These sharp objects can be sharp nails, staple gun bullets, those condenser pins on your tweeter's base, the tweeter connectors and etc.
Our precious bird cannot effort to be injured. If these sharp objects should piece their body or more often their wings they will not be able to survive. Injury will let to death in animal world. Very rare they can survive due to the fierce competition in searching for food and mate. Once you are handicap you are doomed.
Try to remove or cover these sharp objects.
3) Do not spray those corrosive aromas liquid onto your tweeters.
Most of those aromas that you apply to the nesting planks are corrosive. They are salts and can be a good electrolyte.
If you happened to spray onto your tweeters some might get attached to the electrical parts where the current from your amplifiers flow through.
Within less then one week the part will be corroded and snapped thus will cause the tweeter to dysfunction.
If you think that I am telling a lie, just try to spray on your tweeter (at the back portion). See if what I am telling you is wrong.
4) What Do You Think Are The Best Aromas For Your New BH?
This question always pops out during most of my discussion with people in the industry.
My frank, very frank answer is you close your eyes and imagine that you are a young birds just hatched from the egg. Remember you are in a BH with 1000 or more nests on the same floor.
What do you think the smell of this house? Where are they coming from?
Yes the answer is simple. By natural the aroma that will make the birds feel at home is to smell those things that are on the floor. Good example:
a) Bird shits rotting
This will be the most abundant in any successful BH. Both the parent and those young chicks will excrete their shit onto the floor and within very short hours they will start to rod and expel lots of ammonia.
b) There will be some eggs that fell down from the thousand nests.
Eggs will be the second type of smell that will provide their decaying aromas. Remember not chicken or duck or ostrich but swiftlet eggs please.
c) Dead baby birds.
How many times that you enter a BH and found young birds sprawled on the floor? Most of them will die and rot. The smell from their body decomposing might also be a good aroma for your new BH.
d) Bird nests.
You will be surprise that bird nest do fall down if the house is too wet or too dry. Once they touches the floor and if the floor is wet they will also produce a kind of awful smell that will form a part of the BH aroma.
So this will be something that you can consider. My suggestion is to allocate those broken nests from your own BH or buy from a BH owner and soak them. You blend them up and ferment for a few days. Once they begin to smell bad take them into your BH.
Okay now please open your eyes.....So you now begin to understand the best aromas for your BH.
If you think I am wrong please let me know.......