Purdin Koi Farm have launched their first ‘grow out’ competition. 20 tosai Kohaku, sized between 22cm and 26cm, from Momotaro and Dainichi bloodlines, are being offered at the entry price of $500. The Koi will be grown in a dedicated pond at Purdin until the end of April 2018 when they will be judged and the owner of the Koi deemed to be the best will win a voucher worth $1000, 2nd place will get a $500 voucher and 3rd place a $250 voucher. At the end of April the owner can decide whether to take their Koi home...Read More
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As you have probably seen in a previous post, on Saturday and Sunday Purdin Koi Farm held their Harvest Weekend event – http://nishikigoi.life/2017/11/06/purdin-koi-farm-harvest-weekend/. The event included the harvest of a pond of around 220 tosai which were offered for sale to visitors. As Saturday afternoon drew to a close around 1/3 of the unsold Koi were quickly selected and set aside as possible tategoi to be grown on further at the farm over the winter. At this time in the season all tategoi, starting with tosai, are photographed and measured for the farm’s records, and on Tuesday, this task got...Read More
The Purdin Koi Farm Harvest Weekend which took place on 4th and 5th November was a great weekend, and I think it’s fair to say everyone who attended on either Saturday or Sunday had a great time, lots of chance to chat Koi, and specifically the Koi produced on the farm. Certainly many Koi were sold, either taken home by the customers or left as ‘azukari’ to be grown on for a while at Purdin. The morning started with the harvest of a pond of around 220 tosai which were born on the farm this year back in April...Read More
Purdin Koi Farm will hold their annual ‘Fall Harvest Event’ on the weekend of 4th and 5th November 2017 at the farm’s premises in Port Allen, Louisiana. The event includes: Harvest of 2017 tosai 1st chance to buy selected 2017 tosai 1st chance to buy selected 2017 nisai Unique opportunity to discuss Koi with the breeder Buffet lunch on Saturday Seminar with Mark Gardner on Saturday For further details, directions to the farm and information on accommodation please contact Maureen or Bill, details below. For more information about Purdin Koi Farm see the website – https://www.purdinkoi.com/ –...Read More
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