Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Creating Sustainable New Wealth












The purpose of this blog is to encourage the creation of an industry that will create wealth for Filipinos, many of them living in the edge of our social, political and economic currents. The Philippines holds an enormous potential for cultured edible birds' nests (EBN). In 2007 the world market was estimated at US$4 BILLION, up from US$1.7B in 2004. Malaysia's industry estimates that the market will grow by double digits for at least the next two decades. If Indonesia has approximately 150,000 nest farms and Thailand, 50,000, Malaysia, 36,000, then a few thousand nest farms lies entirely in the realm of possibility for our country. Philippine production figures are not reflected in the region's reports but is estimated at 5 tons a year - a drop in the bucket of the 200 tons a year market. All of these nests come from caves harvested with little regard for the breeding cycle and sustainability of the trade. Unless nest farming technology is adopted, the famous El Nido nests will be a thing of the past, like T. Rex.
The information contained in this blog is open to all and is the result of almost five years of research and experimentation on EBN farming in the Philippines. Comments are most certainly welcome.

45 comments:

  1. do you have the wallet sound? and how much i want to try them in leyte.

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  2. I have a collection of sounds and I have tried them - with dissapointing results. I have not observed any reaction similar to what harry kok reports in his blog. I suspect the sounds are like dialect - it must be recorded in the vicnity of the test site. I have received reports of house colonies in Leyte. Most likely these are esculenta (grass) nests.

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  3. i have already starting to farm a balisasayaw bird in my plce since my fren in thailand these her business and she teach me all the technique in farming these kind of bird but it seems there is no buyer in philippines,.some local they harvest bird nest in the cave and they delivered on zamboanga costed only PHP 2500.00 per kilo....it sound dissapointing,,,Can you please help me,,where should i delivered my cultured bird nest,,

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  4. Price will depend on on the species that produces the nest and its size, color and shape. The price you quote is for raw, grass nests (esculenta). Fuciphaga nests fetch much higher prices. The best prices I have found so far (although I don't sell regularly at present) are in Binondo, Manila.

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  5. Hi,,thanks for answering,,,you sell raw nest or you already cleaned-up the bird,,,hwo much is the cleaned nest in binondo.Can you please e-mail me the price and the place in binondo.In case you don´t like to mentioned here the price.this is my e-mail add. nice1980_angel@yahoo.com..

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  6. thanks for answering my blog,yes you are right the nest i mentioned here is raw...i have found also some buyer of nest in makati cost PhP 1900.00 per gram,but i don´t know if the price is reaw or the cleaned one.In binondo you mentioned how much they buy per kilo.where in binondo.Can you please tell me also..tc

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  7. You must mean P 190 per gram which translates to P 190,000 per kilogram. This is similar to the price quoted at El Nido. According to my Indonesian consultant this is a retail price for cleaned AAA standard nests. If you can get this price, I suggest that you go for it. There are no higher prices in Binondo.

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    1. I see that you did't update your blog since a long time but if you read me, i'm a journalist from France and i'm very interested in EBN farming in th Philippines. Could you contact me through my email cpeneau@prismamedia.com ?
      Thank you in advance for your help,
      Best regards

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  8. Whats the difference between the nests of the esculenta and fuciphaga? How can I tell one from the other? Thanks for the very informative site.

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  9. This is a very informative blog. Please continue to contribute and share knowledge. At this year 2010, you are not only BH farmers but scientists as well. Let your hobby brings you good fortune.

    tungtrading@gmail.com
    Rich

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  10. Hi Pinoy Birds Nest Farmer,

    Hope your birds nest business doing well. What is your latest update. I would like to comminicate with you via email and would appreciate your response. My email address is apulym51@gmail.com. Thanks. Paul

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  11. hi we have this birds before in our house but after 9 years it just go away .at that time we dont know that it can be sell so we just let them stay at the garage..i dont know y.they go away..could you please tell me how to attract them again? Please reply soon thank you!
    this is my email add
    Funkiemama_08@yahoo.com
    by the way i'm divina

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  12. http://swiftletforever.blogspot.com/

    swiftlet sound

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  13. im interested for swiftlet farming my email ferline1585@yahoo.com is this posible her in philippines? and where?

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  14. Pinoy nest Farmer, I'm interested to setup a business in Visayan area. If you could email me some tips or guides how to start doing it that will be great!
    Please email at (t r e b a l a c k at gmail dot com)

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  15. Hi pinoy nest farmer, im interested in this business. we have actually lots of esculenta birds in our garage, they started nesting a year ago & the number of birds are increasing until now. I want to try this fostering technique because i noticed the edible nest were very small most of the nest were made of grass. Where can i buy this eggs for fostering? this is my email add jaysonray1@gmail.com..i can send you some pictures of the birds & nests if you like.

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  16. this blog is very interesting. I'm very interested on this swiftlet farming, i need some advices on how to start this business. this is my email add rnoveno.nolimits@gmail.com. thanks!

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  17. Hi Pinoy nest Farmer and all friends here,
    I'm a bird nest trader from Malaysia. Kindly contact me if you're interested to buy bird nest from us.
    My email address : agrojaya88@gmail.com

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  18. Hello everyone. I am a distributor and also a direct bird nest manager located in Singapore and Indonesia, our fine bird nests are nested in the caves of Indonesia . If you wish to buy or know more info eg. price etc.of bird nest please do not hesitate to contact me at

    lamaximayu@gmail.com.

    Cheers, Ayu

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  19. interested in swiftlet farming . im from sta. cruz laguna . were do i buy swiftlet ???? how do i start the swiftlet farming ???? please contact me at 09235401191 , laguna line 0495720008,mla line 02-4006489

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  20. how can we attract swiftlet here in sta. cruz laguna ????

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  21. how do we breed swiftlet ????? does any one sell swiftlet bird ????

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  22. sir are you accepting invititations to conduct orientation or training for govt community based funded projects

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  23. i am selling swiftlet or balinsasayaw raw bird's nest. interested buyer contact me thru 09069548570 or email me at jasonmacasero143@gmail.com

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    1. Pls huwag kayo maniwala sa taong to..scammer po yan nag order,po ako ng 1kilo swiflet birdnest ang pinadala po sakin pugad po ng ibang bird puro sanga2x lng talaga...nag order din po ako same time ng dried abalone pinadala po sakin dried suso shell po...binalock nya po agad ako sa fb pagka msg ko po sa kanya sa mga pinadala nya...

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  24. i am selling swiftlet or balinsasayaw raw bird's nest. interested buyer contact me thru 09069548570 or email me at jasonmacasero143@gmail.com

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    1. Pls huwag kayo maniwala sa taong to..scammer po yan nag order,po ako ng 1kilo swiflet birdnest ang pinadala po sakin pugad po ng ibang bird puro sanga2x lng talaga...nag order din po ako same time ng dried abalone pinadala po sakin dried suso shell po...binalock nya po agad ako sa fb pagka msg ko po sa kanya sa mga pinadala nya...

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  25. i am selling swiftlet or balinsasayaw raw bird's nest. interested buyer contact me thru 09069548570 or email me at jasonmacasero143@gmail.com

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    1. Pls huwag kayo maniwala sa taong to..scammer po yan nag order,po ako ng 1kilo swiflet birdnest ang pinadala po sakin pugad po ng ibang bird puro sanga2x lng talaga...nag order din po ako same time ng dried abalone pinadala po sakin dried suso shell po...binalock nya po agad ako sa fb pagka msg ko po sa kanya sa mga pinadala nya...

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  26. i am selling swiftlet or balinsasayaw raw bird's nest. interested buyer contact me thru 09069548570 or email me at jasonmacasero143@gmail.com

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  27. i am selling swiftlet or balinsasayaw raw bird's nest. interested buyer contact me thru 09069548570 or email me at jasonmacasero143@gmail.com

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  28. i am selling swiftlet or balinsasayaw raw bird's nest. interested buyer contact me thru 09069548570 or email me at jasonmacasero143@gmail.com

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  29. i am selling swiftlet or balinsasayaw raw bird's nest. interested buyer contact me thru 09069548570 or email me at jasonmacasero143@gmail.com

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  30. i am selling swiftlet or balinsasayaw raw bird's nest. interested buyer contact me thru 09069548570 or email me at jasonmacasero143@gmail.com

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  31. i am selling swiftlet or balinsasayaw raw bird's nest. interested buyer contact me thru 09069548570 or email me at jasonmacasero143@gmail.com

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  32. i am selling swiftlet or balinsasayaw raw bird's nest. interested buyer contact me thru 09069548570 or email me at jasonmacasero143@gmail.com

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    1. Sir.meron n ako email sau interst ako sa product m

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    2. Pls huwag kayo maniwala sa taong to..scammer po yan nag order,po ako ng 1kilo swiflet birdnest ang pinadala po sakin pugad po ng ibang bird puro sanga2x lng talaga...nag order din po ako same time ng dried abalone pinadala po sakin dried suso shell po...binalock nya po agad ako sa fb pagka msg ko po sa kanya sa mga pinadala nya...

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    3. Amor Torres pwde ko po ba mahinge ung number mo po.. nag hahanap po kasi ako nang buyer po need ko na po kasi ito mabenta po..

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    4. looking for balinsasayaw birds nest

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  33. im looking for balinsasayaw raw bird's nest buyer contact me ixonymous@gmail.com #09335997456

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  34. Hello everyone. I am a distributor and also a direct bird nest manager located in Singapore and Indonesia, our fine bird nests are nested in controlled conditions houses (better nest quality and minimal feathers) build especially for swiftlets in Indonesia . If you wish to buy or know more info eg. price and quality of our bird nest please do not hesitate to contact me at

    lamaximayu@gmail.com.

    Cheers, Ayu

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  35. Need balinsasayaw nest at low price contact me..#09213095692 im gary..tnx.

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  36. Need balinsasayaw nest at low price contact me..#09213095692 im gary..tnx.

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