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AQUACULTURE

Taveta Kisima Farms aquaculture sector is currently under construction, but our end goal is to produce 30 000 tons of Tilapia a year. We will have our of hatchery to produce top quality male fingerlings without the use of any hormones.

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EARTHEN PONDS

The ponds is currently under construction, but on completion there will be a total amount of 64 earthen ponds, that will be used to grow our fish from 3 grams to desired size. Currently 7 ponds is completed with an aim to have 11 completed by the end of the year. The ponds will be harvested every 6 months, and will be stocked twice a year.

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TILAPIA HATCHERY

Taveta Kisima Farms state of the art Tilapia Hatchery is also under construction with the capacity to produce a total of 50 million fingerlings a year. Eggs is harvested from our broodstock, and then placed in a incubator until hatched. The fry is then will then be moved to the fingerling system where they will be kept until a weight of 0.5 grams is reached. After the fingerling system they are moved to the juvenile system where they are kept until a weight of 3 grams, then they are moved to the earthen ponds. Throughout the different stages of the Tilapia, top quality feed is given to insure all fry, fingerlings, and juveniles all are healthy.

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TILAPIA BROODSTOCK

YY Technology male, and female Nile Tilapia is imported from the Netherlands for breeding. The main reason for importing these specific males, and females is to produce a better quality fingerling with better growth, and the most important reason is that all fingerlings produced is 100% male. All male fingerlings is better for fish farming for two reasons, their growth rate is a lot faster than female, and no inbreeding can occur in the earthen ponds. This helps to prevent a lot of unwanted small Tilapia that can lead to overstocking ponds.