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Ricky Stoddart

Flash Back Friday - Spawning in Japan

The spawning season has been underway in Japan for a while now with some breeders already starting on their second crop production. With that in mind todays flash back Friday takes me back to 2009.

It was the third summer that I had been in Japan for work experience and on this occasion I had the chance to witness spawning for the first time. Up in the mountains of Yomogihira at Marusho Koi Farm several different sets of oyagoi were put together after a busy morning preparing all of the nets.

On this particular occasion a special moment in history was created as one of the Sanke parent sets co...

Myles Sharman

Flash Back Friday - The Kokugyo Prize

As it is the BKKS National this weekend, our flashback relates to both success at koi shows and our support of the National. Our MD Ricky Stoddart had his first real success at a Japanese koi show in 2016 at the Wakagoi held in Hiroshima.