I cannot get enough of these videos that I have made during my time at Dainichi. In this video the second senbetsu of Shubetsu offspring is going on. Shubetsu is the term used for the classification of the Best in Variety on a Koi show. Dainichi’s Shubetsu (in thumbnail) is the mother of Butta and thereby the grand mother of Butta Nidan, a popular lineage within Dainichi. Read More
“Kore, nan da kore ga! Kyono besto Koi desu ne, kore!” Translated into English it means something like: “This, what’s this! This one is the best of today!” This little Showa – offspring of Shigeru Dai Junior – was found during the second senbetsu (selection) round back in 2010. A real stunning Showa, who already shows a lot of characteristics that show a good future potential. Check out the video to see her! Read More
Since the Facebook revolution now also has reached the remote Japanese Niigata, lot’s of pictures and news flashes of different Koi breeders are passing by through the ‘news feed’. Almost all recognized breeders are able to be found online and also for you able to follow through Facebook! SO if you do not have an account yet, you should quickly make one to stay up to date through the social media! In this blog an overview of all the senbetsu/culling activities that are now going on. Read More
A sample of HQ Yoshikigoi bred in Poland
Today was another day of performing senbetsu (culling). This time it was all about pond 3, the pond with probably a group of the highest quality tosai Yoshikigoi present at the A&C Tessa Koi Farm in Poland. Tosai born in June (6-7 months old now) up to 35 cm, check out a series of the better ones in this blog!