Sakai of Hiroshima has published a series of high quality color booklets that illustrate the development and genealogy of their Kohaku, Sanke and Showa bloodlines in stunning detail.
In addition to the Bloodline Charts, these booklets feature most of the pairings of Brood stock used in Sakai’s breeding program. At the end of each booklet there is a listing of many of the major award winners that have resulted from these bloodlines, as well as photographs of their state of the art facilities in Hiroshima Japan.
This booklet is a valuable learning and teaching tool for the hobbyist and professional alike.
You can open each one of these fully interactive online versions by clicking on the book covers below. Flip through the pages by grabbing the corner of each page and dragging them like a normal book or use the navigation bar at the bottom.
The books are best viewed at full screen which can be activated by clicking on the full screen icon in the bottom left hand corner of the window. To exit full screen mode… just click escape on your keyboard or the hit the same icon in the bottom left hand corner of the window.
Congratulations to Robert W. on winning Grand Champion of the 6th annual WWKC (World Wide Koi Club) Koi Show.
The WWKC is an organization whose purpose is to promote and expand the hobby of koi and pond keeping. The WWKC organizes virtual koi shows and provides membership events and benefits such as grow-outs and group buys via their online forum koiphen.
Pictured here is the Grand Champion… a beautiful Sakai Bred, Tancho Sanke. This Tancho was purchased on www.koi.com/sales as a Tosai and raised to 30 inches in a very short period of time. With room to grow… this beautiful four year old will be competing at many more shows to come.
Congratulations Robert! Job well done!
December 19th Sakai of Hiroshima will hold their Winter Dealers Invitational Auction. It is at this auction that many future champions are auctioned off as one and two year olds. Pan Intercorp is accepting bids on koi in this auction from hobbyists throughout the US.
Koi purchased in this auction can be boarded at Sakai of Hiroshima and can be entered in the All Japan Show, the ZNA Show and the Rinyukai Show as well as many others.
Call us at 206-769-4950 for information on how to place your bid to purchase one of these World Class Nishikigoi.