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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, July 29, 2012

Drastic Way Of Cooling A BH !!!

Remember the Bagan Serai BH that was completed and put into operation about two months ago?

It has transformed into a fully blanket BH.

If you view these pictures you know what I meant.

I was in Taiping yesterday and after finishing my job activating an insect barn, I took a short drive up to the Bagan Serai.

They owner did mentioned to me about his final decision to cover the whole BH after seeking my advise on the matter before.

His problem started when he used those light weight bricks as his BH walls with no double layered construction.

He was new and never realized how hot it will be once completed.

After having all the civil works done, I was engaged to do the finishing.

It was during that time I told him that his BH walls was touching 36*C +.

The high temperature will give very little chance for those birds to even enter the house.

My advise to him is to quickly cover the wall from the outside using those zinc sheet roofing materials with once inch thick foam.

The new heat shield must be about a foot away from the cement plastered walls.

 The BH temperature now was about 30*C (highest) but normally about 29*C.

He needs to monitor the temperature from time to time.  If they are still high he need to conduct another inspection where the heat source(s) are.

After completing the task there were good signs that those swiftlet are entering and staying.

It was a good choice and I was glad that he took my advise seriously.

Remember the internal temperature should not be above 30*C.  If it happened those birds will not be your tenant unless there are no better place to stay around the heated BH.

Try to learn from this article and if you wish to visit and take a look call 017 7551318.

The whole BH being cladded with zinc with 1" thick foam.

View from the opposite side.

Closer view.

It was from top to the bottom.

No air gaps at the lower level.

The owner uses about 6 air blower run randomly.


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Tigerwui said...

Hi Pak Harry, will such design block the air flow through the ventilation hole?

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