The model of gradually raising swiftlets has also developed widely on a large scale in recent years. The raising of swiftlets in the house for nesting with advanced techniques and the application of modern technologies has brought high income to many farmers. To make it more convenient for you to learn, we have compiled swiftlet farming techniques For more details, please stay tuned.
Survey of swiftlets
The most important thing is to survey the intended location to build a swiftlet house for swiftlets or not. No matter how modern the technology of raising swiftlets is, the place where you raise no birds will still fail. The more birds in that area, the higher your probability of success.
You do the following: first, observe every afternoon to see if the swiftlets fly home. If yes, observe the bird’s flight path every afternoon and the direction of the house should be in this direction. The bird collecting hole must be placed opposite the bird’s flight path to welcome the whole flock of birds into the house.
Or prepare a sound file to attract swiftlets and place the speaker in a high place in the area where you want to raise birds. Play the test speaker after a few hours of the day like from 7am-9am or 4pm-17pm if the number of swiftlets is over 50, then proceed to the next step.
Sound is an important factor in swiftlet farming techniques
In the technique of raising oats, it is necessary to have an effective sounding sound, that is, the sound has the power to attract a large number of swiftlets around the house and at the same time entice them to fly inside the rearing area. Each place has its own suitability with a number of different types of enticing sounds depending on the region
You need to test the sound to know which sound is suitable for your bird house. There are many sounds for you to try out such as: Super 208, Black Cloud, SuperBabyKing, Baby Kin, Super Intan…
Techniques of attracting and raising oats
Not everyone knows the technique of raising oats to bring success. In addition to a huge investment, the technique of raising oats is quite complicated to note such as the technique of building a house for the nest, the location of the nest, the opening time of the speaker, the type of speaker, the volume, the sound inside and outside the house, the layout. misting system…..The technique of growing plants around the house… Therefore, to be successful, you need to master the secrets, be persistent and really passionate and excited.
Breeding oats in the house is a profession that requires farmers to have mature bird nest techniques, apply advanced technology, as well as valuable experience. It is necessary to lure stable nests into the nest by using different types of sounds, and it is necessary to improve the speakers so that they can emit a distant bird sound to attract birds.
The art of breeding swiftlets
In order to have successful bird nest farming techniques, it is necessary to master the reproductive characteristics of oats. The ecological feature of swiftlets is seasonal reproduction. Breeding time is around mid-January, birds begin to build nests. Around mid and late March they begin to lay eggs. The behavior of this species has a special feature that male and female swiftlets nest together, incubate and raise chicks together, and live together quite stably.
When the swiftlets are 8-10 months old, they mature and begin to lay eggs. Birds will build a nest in about 30-80 days, mate and lay eggs within 5-8 days. Their incubation period is 23-30 days. From the time the eggs hatch to the time the chicks fly out of the nest in about 40 days.
In the swiftlet house, the self-incubated birds hatch on average 3 times per pair of birds. Reproductive cycle 3-4 months.
Prevention for swiftlets
In the technique of raising swiftlets, the prevention of diseases for birds is extremely necessary. The most common ailments are red and swollen feet. Caused by lack of exercise or genetics or parasites such as ticks, mites, aphids. This disease will make the bird malnourished.
If the bird is seen when standing with one leg raised, the disease has become severe and is very sensitive to external agents. If the scratch is small, it can be disinfected with familiar antiseptics such as alcohol, hydrogen peroxide … If the wound is bleeding, it is necessary to use a preparation to stop the bleeding.
Harvest bird’s nest
The technique of raising swiftlets, if successful, will bring extremely high efficiency. Each pair of swiftlets gives an average income of about 1 million/year, minus all expenses. The life cycle of swiftlets is 12 years, equivalent to 12 million VND. It is easy to understand why many people become billionaires from bird nest farming.
I wish you success with some suggestions on bird raising techniques as above. Knowing perseverance, patience and mastering the technique, nothing is impossible, right?