Should I apply Aroma, Install Humidifiers and Hexagonal tweeter and so on in my new farm? This is the question asked by my reader who had a farm started about 6 months ago.
What do you all think?
I asked my reader you mean your farm doesn’t have all these necessary stuff?
Yes James, my consultant said for now it is not necessary. He said let all the swiftlets come in and stay and make nests first then in a year or two later he will install it for me.
I am very sure in a year or two the consultant will be nowhere to be found. This is one of the common things that happen to those who have chosen the wrong person to undertake to build a swiftlet farm for them.
This scenario not only happened to newbie but also to many who are quite well verse in swiftlet farming.
I asked him again, any sign of Swiftlets droppings in patches which increase in size or in numbers? He replied just 2 or 3 patches in the 2nd month but all dried up already.
“James my consultant said no need to put any Aroma because when the numbers of Swiftlets increases then the dropping will produce smell”
“James my consultant also said no need to put good or effective sound. No need hexagonal tweeter either because when many swiftlets had stayed they will make lots of loud sound”.
All I can say is either those consultants are out dated, under skill or he is finding ways to cut cost so that he could make more profit. Secondly this reader of mine had been taken for a ride.
Well this is not the first time I have come across such question in fact it is quite common to hear this. Furthermore when I visit failed farms and revamp them these are the same questions asked by the failed farm’s owner. So could you see the similarity the failed farms have compared with the new farms that do not us Aroma, Humidifier, Hex sound and so on.
We are talking about the first step of how we could create a good environment so that Swiftlets would come and play and stay. If you can’t create a good environment then how could the swiftlets going to stay.
Apply Aroma and so on all these are to create a good environment liked by Swiftlets. Good environment is a key to successful farm. How come most of us knew about this and yet we still try to go against it? Sometimes I ‘m really speechless. Is it going against the norm is fun?
I told my reader, I cannot interfere with what your consultant had planned or done. You had accepted his offer and he has completed the job for you. I cannot comment further on this because it is not fair to you as well to your consultant. Furthermore I am not your consultant perhaps in a year or two you may call me to revamp your farm if you see there is the need.
God bless you….. This is what I told him.
Those consultants whether they are skillful, unskilled or totally no skills they are all human who just want to “cari makan”.
Actually the farm’s owner s is partly to be blamed (80%). They are the one who choose the consultants. They should take full responsibility.
Good farming All!