Saturday, October 16, 2010
On My Way To Ulu Tiram, Johor
It is not surprising when I visited any BH with my full report the owner tend to wanting to get the renovation started.
Today I planned to be in Ulu Tiram Johor but before starting my journey a blog reader and a seminar participant wanted my opinion about his newly purchased building in adjacent to his current BH with 350 nests.
I told him that his current BH seem to be alright but he should consider or look into increasing the nests to perhaps 1,000 in the next 12 months.
The idea I planted into his brain was that he needs some kind of objectives on the direction he should laid and works toward it.
Since his current BH already have a nice population of 350 nests, his first hurdle is over but his next is to go towards a more lucrative number of 1000.
He got a high advantages as compared to those new comers with zero nests.
His BH now can generate at least 700 young baby birds per breeding season. Assuming that there are three seasons every 12 months, there will be at least 2,100 young birds generated internally.
If he can focus on how to get these 2,100 young birds to stay, say 40%, that will be 840 birds or 420 nests.
If you add 420 + 350 = 770 nests. What about getting other young birds from his neighbors?
It seem that the birds in his current BH tends to prefer those corners. He can easily increase the number of corners by deploying additional crossings.
The number of tweeters seems to be limited, about 50-60, and he should increase their numbers to at least 150 per floor.
There is no VIP rooms anywhere but there are a sort of it. I told him to get the VIP room properly done and get the floor wet.
The room humidity was about 74%RH and that was too low. Push it up to 85 -95%RH. Get more humidifiers, at least four per floor.
The entrance hole areas need some upgrading. Those old tweeters needs serious inspection for any failures or improvements in numbers and positioning.
The hexagonal tweeters needs to be properly relocated and perhaps changed to a more powerful type.
The amplifiers seems to be a bit outdated and are not properly operated to its optimum capabilities. The best choice is to upgrade the amplifier with special ability to control the internal sound volumes.
I told him that he can actually draw those birds to populate which zone in the BH by setting the sound volume based on his nest populating strategies.
Those birds have a strange weaknesses. They love loud volume tweeters.
His new BH was just at the other side of the current BH.
He got a very huge benefits from getting this new unit.
He does not need to open another entrance hole any longer. What he now needed is to complete the new BH renovation and open the connecting walls.
Before doing that he need a proper planned on how to expand the BH so that he can maximize the current scenario.
Will get a full report out for his evaluation and perhaps will help in upgrading the current unit and after that the new unit.
Well I can easily says that this person will be a successful owner soon.
What ever his decision I will be happy to improve his nests population.
As planned today I will driving down to Ulu Tiram to help another BH owner whose BH seem to have not a single nests for over 3 years.
Posted by Pak Harry The Swiftlet Anthusiast !!! at 9:31:00 PM
Next Swiftlet Farming Seminar Will Be In February 2015 !!!
This latest announcement is mainly for those who have not attended my Swiftlet Farming Seminar.
Those who have attended will find in very informative and never before heard of.
Tentative date of the talk will be on February 7th 2015.
Followed by BH visits (2 BHs) on February 8th 2015.
Location: Petaling Jaya Selangor.
Fee: Early birds (First five seats): RM 1000
Fee: RM 1200 (6 and the rest).
Fee for BHs visits: RM 500
This Seminar will be more about how to make your BH become a magnet to those swiftlet.
Call me at 017 7551318 for your seat(s).
Participants Registered: Kenneth(Philippine), Mr Cheng, Mr Ho, Mr Ho Senior, Mr Jing Hong.
BH Inspection Services !!!
If you happened to own a BH and for some reasons the nests population are not growing or zero after months into operation, there must be something not right.
This is where you can use my expertise.
Give your BH a "medical" check up and get Harry to carry the inspection.
For every inspection you will be provided with a full diagnosis on your BH "health" status and how to get it back to normal.
Call 017 7551318 now !!!
Need More BH With 100 Nests Or Above !!!
There is a research work being carried out by a local University about swiftlet farming.
They are in need of help in conducting force harvesting.
If you owned a BH and willing to participate in their research works please call 017 7551318
More New Pictures From Lok Kawi Sabah !!!
New pictures send by a blog reader from Lok Kawi Sabah.
Go to http://superpheromone.blogspot.com and you might want to follow her foot steps.
The best is to get a liter bottle and make sure you have it every time you visit your BH.