Have a successful Harvest in 2010
After 365 days if your farm is exactly 1 year old how many nests would you expect your farm to have achieved? Some may have a target beyond attainable like 1000-2000 nests the firsts year.
This is not untrue I have came across a handful of farmers who expect their farms to achieve such figures. These groups of farmer normally do not own farms before and most of them are very new in Swiftlet farming. Most of them would think that Swiflets farming is similar to Chicken farming where within a year the Birds population would be in thousand.
For me I am more than happy to see 20-50 nests the first’s year, 20 nests for non Prime Zone Areas and 50 nests for Prime Zone Areas.
Of course there are farms that could archive above 50 nests some even few hundred and there are also many didn’t reach 5 nests some have none at all. Farms that have 5 nests and below take up 80% of farms in Malaysia and they are considered failed farm.
There is no standardized rate on how your farms should perform at a given period of time. Different areas the farm located have different rates of performance.
Never set a target that is unattainable, know yourself, your ability, your farm’s location and so on. Setting a target that is beyond attainable would course stress.
I always look at the 3rd year where the growth of 4-10 fold is uncommon provided you have done your homework right.
Look at the brighter side, for those farmers who have farms of less than 5 nests don’t have to worry because you are not the only one. There are thousands out there shared the same faith as you.
Good Farming All 2010!
這不是不真的，我有遇到了一些少数的燕屋主盼望他們的燕屋農場能達到這样。 這些少数的燕屋主是之前沒有燕屋農場的，並且大多數在燕屋農場是非常新的。 大多數認為燕屋農場是相养雞農場，在一年之內燕子群可以上千的。 對于我，我是高兴在第一年有20-50个窝，在非頭等區域地区有20个窝， 50个窝為頭等區域地区。
看在光明的一面，有少于5个窝的燕屋農場的那些燕屋主不必須擔心，因為您不只是唯一的那個。 和您一样的那些还有數以上萬的。 2010年大家有好燕屋!