Modern Tajima Bloodlines: Tajiri
Naka-Doi is the major blood line in Tajima Wagyu, founded on the sire Naka-Doi born in 1920. This line produced the outstanding sire,“Tajiri” who subsequently dominated bull breeding in Hyogo prefecture.
Line features were body shape and meat quality, characteristics include pointed narrow hip and thigh, rising back line, brown hair colour. Low feed efficiency was the down side.
More than 90% of bulls in the Hyogo-line belong to the Nakadoi-line, renowned for high marbling ability. The Nakadoi line can be broadly separated into the Kikumi Doi, Yasumi Doi and Oku Doi lines, founded on lines as illustrated below.