Title: Make Millions from Swiftlet Farming Sub-Title: A Definitive Guide
Description: This book reveals the secrets and strategies of swiftlet farming. The nests of the birds have been in raving demand from all over the world by those who covet them for their unique health benefits.
About The Author: Dr Christopher Lim hail from Ipoh. He obtained his undergraduate medical degree from Queen’s University of Belfast, United Kindgom in 1998. He continued his postgraduate medical specialist training with the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom for another 3 years before joining Singapore General Hospital in 2001 to sub-specialize in the field of Nephrology (Kidney Diseases). He was accredited as a Specialist in Nephrology by the Singapore Specialist Accreditation Board and Singapore Ministry of Health in October 2005.
He is currently practicing as a Senior Medical Lecturer, Consultant and Head of Nephrology Unit in Universiti Putra Malaysia. Apart from teaching commitments, he also provides regular clinical consultancy services to Serdang Hospital.
Dr Lim also has a keen interest in clinical research and until to date he has published numerous original research findings in international medical journals.
His swiftlet farms are located in the East Coast. He has been quoted by the local swiftlet experts as one of the most successful swiftlet farm operators in Malaysia.
He is currently residing in Subang Jaya with his family.
PART 1: THE BIRDS Chapter 1: Introduction to swiftlets Chapter 2: Interesting facts about swiftlets Chapter 3: Common misconceptions about swiftlets and swiftlet farming Chapter 4: What are the micro and macro habitats loved by swiftlets? Chapter 5: Is there a risk of transmitting bird flu?
PART 2: THE NESTS Chapter 6: A Short History of Bird Nests Chapter 7: Health values of bird nests Chapter 8: House nests vs Cave nests – what are the differences? Chapter 9: Why do cave nests need a longer boiling time before consumption? Chapter 10: Fast facts about bird nests
PART 3: THE BUSINESS Chapter 11: Advantages of Swiftlet Farming Chapter 12: How much return on investment can we expect from a successful swiftlet house? Chapter 13: How else can I make money from the swiftlet farming industry? Chapter 14: What is the duration needed before a swiftlet farm can produce bird nests on a large scale basis? Chapter 15: How much does it cost to buy a shop house in an established swiftlet farming area? Chapter 16: How much does it cost to convert a shop house into a swiftlet farm? Chapter 17: How can we learn more about swiftlet farming? Chapter 18: Is it legal to venture into this business?
PART 4: THE FARM Chapter 19: What are the potential areas to invest in a swiftlet farm? Chapter 20: What are the reported numbers of swiftlet farms in major swiftlet towns in Malaysia? Chapter 21: What are the components of a swiftlet farm? Chapter 22: Important facts to know before buying the Meranti wood planks Chapter 23: Are there any plants that could help to attract swiftlet? Chapter 24: How do I quantify the number of swiftlets that have stayed in my farm house? Chapter 25: How can I increase the quantity and quality of my bird nests? Chapter 26: What is a successful swiftlet house? Chapter 27: How to enhance security inside a swiftlet farm? Chapter 28: Common mistakes of a failed swiftlet farm
PART 5: HOW TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL FARM? Chapter 30: From Scratch to a Successful Bird farm