The koi to be auctioned have been posted on the ogata koi farm website,some very nice koi.I shall be attending the auction,if anyone is interested give me a call and a budget to work to.Usually as part of the auction price paid Ogata will include a years growing on fee so dependant on your choice you could end up with a nissai of 50cm plus.
"CANCELLED Ogata tosai auction" 1:27am Saturday 2nd Mar | message edited once
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From Ogata website.
1st of March 2019
Cancellation of the 5th Spring OGATA Tosai Auction
Unfortunately we have to announce that we have to cancel our Tosai auction planned for the 8th of March and the Tosai Open sales planned for the 9th and 10th of March.
In order to provide you with a lot of varieties, we are working together with others breeders and purchase some varieties from them.
We have been informed only a few days ago by one of these breeders, that there is a doubt about the safety of their stock.
The health condition of our koi is good and we have no concerns at all, but in order to eliminate any possibility of risk, we have decided to take precautions and to cancel the Tosai Auction and Tosai open sale for the moment.
Therefore we will also close the auction website.
We would like to ask for your understanding for our painful and difficult decision which is for your safety.
"RE: CANCELLED Ogata tosai auction" 2:45am Sunday 3rd Mar
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I only know what tony has posted,i understand there will be a meeting on the farm next week,i will endeavour to be there.I shall of course still visit suetsugu,marachiku,okawa and ueno,may even take a plane and visit beppu.