HIRUDO MEDICINAL LEECH FARM
Hirudo Medicinal Leech Farm has been carrying on business for more than 10 years. Our company officially became Turkey's first hatchery facility with a capacity of fully controlled greenhouse type in 5th of May 2015 and the facility has been operating in Buğdaylı neighborhood Kayseri, Turkey. Our facility equipped in accordance with the standards required by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock and baby and pregnant leeches and also in the sizes of S, M, L in order to use in health and cosmetic sectors is being bred by the consultancy of expert academicians and aquaculture engineers. The leeches that have been sterilized in our facility are packed and stored in the units and they are ready for sale.
Our facility has an annual breeding capacity of 1 ton of medical leeches and our company is addressing to a wide audience as being the sole supplier of state hospitals throughout the country and making sells to many private clinics. In addition, Hirudo Medicinal Leech Breeding Facility is the first and only medicinal leech facility that has the certificate of CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) which regulates the legal transfer and sale of the product bred all over the world.
In the light of recent scientific developments, our company breeds medical leeches under the conditions of sustainability, provides heat, sound and liquid insulation both in summer and winter seasons under the control of our company. The leeches become eligible for sale after they sterilized in the particular solution prepared by our aquaculture engineer in quarantine aquariums in the farm.
Hirudo Medicinal Leech Farm has been one of the suppliers to Europe with a contract that been made by the well-known and leading Hirudo Treatment Centers in Europe, continuously expanding its market share by serving one of the bests in the world and domestic markets. Turkey has reached an important point in the world market.
Hirudo Medicinal Leech Farm started from 2016 to entrepreneurs who want to make the production of medical leeches, consulting on issues such as facility installation and sales began to provide professional support services. Within this scope, our firm which started to install full intensive breeding farms in Turkey and abroad is currently establishing four facilities, two of them which are located in the country, one in Iran and the other in Azerbaijan.
Since the establishment of our company, we sensitively continue our activities in a way that it does not harm the environment and nature, supervised by our founder Ahmet EKREN with the understanding of keeping the safety and quality of the products.