What is Swiftlet Farming?

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Updated on July 30th, 2012

Swiftlet farming refers to the harvesting of edible bird’s nests from man-made swiftlet habitats – also called swiftlet farms.

How this term “swiftlet farming” was coined is uncertain, but this term has become a popular term used by people in the swiftlet farming industry. To the uninitiated, the term “swiftlet farming” may spike confusion that it is a business of farming or domesticating swiftlet to be reared in a confined space like chickens in a chicken coop. Continue reading