Three of Japan’s young breeders are heading to California at the beginning of April as part of Genki Koi’s ‘Breeder Exchange’.

Beppu Yogyojo

Founder Hideo Beppu started a Gold Fish Shop in Shikoku 55 years ago. He soon branched out to sell Nishikigoi, obtaining parent stock in Niigata.

Inoue-san’s father, Katsuyuki Inoue, a nephew of the founder continued the business. Inoue san’s older brother Nobuhiro Inoue is currently president of the company.

Inoue-san, joined Sakai Fish Farm for 5 years of training after attending college in Hiroshima.

Now he has returned home to concentrate on breeding high quality koi.

They are breeding Gosanke, Ginrin-Kohaku, Yamabuki-Ogon and Goshiki using oyagoi from Sakai. Taisho-Sanke are their speciality.


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Omosako Yorijo

Omosako Koi Farm was started by Takahiro and Takayoshi Omosako’s grandfather. Now in the third generation they are world famous for Shiro-Utsuri.

They also produce premium Showa, Kujaku, Goshiki, Ginrin-Showa and Ginrin-Shiro-Utsuri.

Taniguchi Yorijo

Yoichi Taniguchi is a young breeder that established his own Koi Farm in 2007.

Production varieties are Gosanke, Ginrin-Kohaku, Ginrin-Showa, Goshiki, Ginrin-Goshiki, Ochiba-Shigure.

The quality of his tosai, especially Kohaku and Sanke, is quite high.

He is currently expanding the facility to produce higher quality Koi.


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Join Kevin and these breeders at to talk about, and purchase, their excellent koi at Genki Koi (1850 S 10th St, San Jose) on Friday April 1st from 11:30-5:00 and at ZNA Norcal Koi Show (399 Silicon Valley Rd, San Jose) on Saturday April 2nd and Sunday April 3rd from 9:30-4:30.

They will be bringing a special collection of tosai and nisai at very special prices. Don’t miss the free raffle for one of these Koi Friday and Saturday!!

 

For more information contact Genkoi Koi – http://www.genkikoi.com/

 


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