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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

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Hot Weather Equal To Lesser Birds !!!

Been watching the sky and what I can see is little birds flying around.

The number of birds is greatly affected when the weather is too hot or too dry with no rain for almost 3 weeks.

This is what the Northern part of Peninsular Malaysia is facing right now.

Why must it be and where do you think they vanished to?

My answer to the "Why" is simple.

When there is no rain for many weeks the ground become so hard thus very little chance of insect flying out of the ground.

This apply mainly to those termites and ants.

Those flying away insects are usually the male and female that will be forced out of the colony to spread and start a new colony.

If these are forced out during the dry season they will have very little chance to survive.

They need the soil to be moist and soft.

Once a couple copulate and the queen is fertilized she need to start digging the soil and start her colony.

Digging during those dry season will be a hard work.

That is why these insect force their new colony makers during raining season.

The soil will be soft and easier to bore through once copulated.

One very likely thing to happen during dry season are those haze.

Many plantation owners, especially on Sumatra Island, will start burning those dry trees for clearing of land, farm land or jungle.

Those thick smoke will soon be blown to Peninsular Malaysia causing a severe haze which will cause havoc to those swiftlet.

Once those haze are too thick and stays for more than three days, the young birds will die staving.

Their parent cannot find food during the hazy period and once these young birds are not fed for three consecutive days they will perished.

They will be staved to death and most of these young birds will fall out of their nests and lay dead on your BH floor.

This might be one very important reason why for the past few years the number of swiftlet in Malaysia, particularly Peninsular, is getting lesser and lesser.

They cannot bare to see their sibling die and they will be forced to migrate to other countries.

Most likely place will be to Vietnam and Cambodia.

Yes swiftlet population in the two countries are growing and I was informed that most new BHs in these two countries can attract as many as 500-1000 birds during it first few weeks of operation.

May be it might a good decision to start your investment in Vietnam and Cambodia.

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