Koi breeding increase farmers' incomes in Rongcheng

(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2022-08-11

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In recent years, Hushan town in Rongcheng, Shandong province has optimized its industrial structure, and encouraged local farmers to breed koi, which has greatly increased farmers' incomes.


A koi fish farm in Hushan town. Koi fish are kept for decorative purposes in outdoor koi ponds or water gardens. [Photo/IC]


A farmer holds a golden koi, which represents luck and fortune in Chinese culture. [Photo/IC]


Koi are an ornamental species of fish that descend from carp. [Photo/IC]


Farmers feed koi at a breeding base in Hushan town. [Photo/IC]


Breeding koi has increased local farmers' incomes in Hushan town. [Photo/IC]


Koi are famous for their beauty and a symbol of good fortune in China. [Photo/IC]