Welcome to Emmick Farm!
Kirinyaga County

Our Value Proposition

01

Vast Operational Experience

Emmick Farm has in built and hands on experience on fish farming specializing in the following areas:
Tilapia monosex production.
Catfish fingerlings production
The seed at Emmick Farm is produced from egg incubating system rather than fry collecting thus creating a perfect sex reversal system with upto over 95% males.
We pride ourselves on having repeat business from most farmers who have collected fingerlings from our farm.
Emmick farm is continously investing in research for improved processes, products and services.
02

Production Track Record & Proposed Future Capacity

The farm produces fish ranging between 350gms to 400gms in six months. With improved feeding systems and good quality feeds, better weight is envisaged.
Emmick farm’s current output is between 50,000-80,000 fingerlings per month but the farm has the capacity to produce more depending on demand.
Our prices are very competetive compared with others and are also pocket friendly.
Emmick Farm has in built and hands on experience on fish farming specializing in the following areas:
Kirinyaga County
Embu County
Makueni County
Nyeri County
Tharaka Nithi County
Meru County
Laikipia County
Individual farmers and Groups
03

Accessibility

Emmick farm is located 4.5 km off Nyeri /Sagana Road on a tarmacked Road just before Kiangwaci Market. The farm can also be accessed 4 kilometers off the Sagana /Embu Road near Kagio Market in Kirinyaga County.
The farm is easily accessible for training, consultancy and support to farmers.
Our location is convient for farmers in that the cost of delivery to other counties is low.
04

Strong Partnership

1. Collaboration with government agencies on research and development.
Since May 2012, the farm has collaborated with KEMFRI Sagana and the Department of Fisheries in the county to research on improved tilapia monosex production. And recently we partnered with KEMFRI to research on Fish Feeding Pattern between the Local Feeds, Imported Feeds and Black solder fry ( BSF).
2. Goodwill and local resources from the community
The local community and small scale farmers have been willing to undertake livelihood initiatives and invest in them given awareness and skills. Most of the small scale farmers have access to water through reliable community water projects in the area.Given a chance, this project will greatly improve the livelihoods of the people and provide jobs fro the local community
3. Local Alliances for the growth
Emmick farm has partnered with Kirinyaga County Fish Farmers Association (KCFFA) to sensitize farmers and provide trainings, farm visits and offer farm support . Emmick farm is also an active member of Commercial Aquaculture Society of Kenya (CASK) and Kenya Aquaculture Association (KAA).
Working with KCFFA

Community Engagement

Working with the KMFRI Sagana, the farm works to promote, foster, and develop fish farming in all Kirinyaga county sub-counties and protect members’ interests collectively and where appropriate individually.

Through

Organizing trainings for fish farmers either as KCFFA or in collaboration with the County Government Fisheries Department/other partners (NGOs/private/public farms).

Participating in fish farmers field day/fish eating campaign

KCFFA Chairman addressing fish farmers during a fish eating campaign

Partnership

Emmick farm has partnered with Kirinyaga County Fish Farmers Association (KCFFA) to sensitize farmers and provide trainings, farm visits and offer farm support. Emmick farm is also an active member of Commercial Aquaculture Society of Kenya (CASK) and Kenya Aquaculture Association (KAA). AWFBEK (Association of Women in Blue Economy Kenya)