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Catfish Feed Deliveries

US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during January was 4,709 tons, up 30 per cent fromJanuary 2008 and nine per cent above the previous month.

January 2009 Catfish Feed Deliveries Up 30 Percent from Last Year

Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during January was 4,709 tons, up 30 per cent from January 2008 and nine per cent above the previous month. Foodsize catfish feed delivered totalled 4,455 tons, up 34 per cent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 254 tons, down 13 per cent from the corresponding month a year ago.

January feed delivered to Alabama catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 1,992 tons, up 23 per cent from last year. Alabama accounted for 45 per cent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to US farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in January and their comparison to the previous year were Arkansas with 165 tons, up three per cent; Louisiana with 168 tons, up significantly; and Mississippi with 782 tons, down five per cent from last year.

U. S. Quantity of Foodsize Catfish Feed Delivered,
Monthly Totals


U.S. Quantity of Foodsize Catfish Feed Delivered,
Cumulative Totals

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