How you would feel if after installed the fake nests and within weeks you could see swiftlet droppings below and even some Nest Marking? If you want the Fake nests to be occupied fast by the young birds this is how you should do it. This is one of the techniques used by many and it was not exposed. Well you could learn it from here.
The purpose of installing Fake nests in Swiftlet farm is to encourage young birds or birds that wanted to build nests to take up the Fake nests as their base for building nests. This means it helps to increase birds’ population and fast nests making.
New Swiftlet farm that has Fake nests tends to have nests built in the fake nests fist. So it is important to have at least few fake nests in new farm.
There are many type of Fake nests in the market alternately you could DIY it yourself, Styrofoam, Card board, plastic, etc.
Many prefer the Soft Fake nests as it could be reused again. Furthermore it would not dirty the nests like Styrofoam. The small particles from Styrofoam often stick to the nests and it makes cleaning difficult.
Card board fake nest is paper product and it attracts cockroaches. Often cockroaches love them and it is their delicacy when mixed with nests.
Well it all depended on you to which type you want to use. For the Styrofoam and Card board Fake Nest you could also soak them with Love Potion and dry them for 1-2 days before installation.
It helps to speed up the process of nests making in New Swiftlet Farms.
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