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Catfish Feed Deliveries

by 5m Editor
23 March 2009, at 12:00am

US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during February was 7,302 tons, up 35 percentfrom February 2008 and 55 percent above the previous month.

February 2009 Catfish Feed Deliveries Up 35 Percent from Last Year

Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 7,034 tons, up 36 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 268 tons, up 13 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

February feed delivered to Alabama catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 2,490 tons, up 18 percent from last year. Alabama accounted for 35 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to U.S. farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in February and their comparison to the previous year were Arkansas with 509 tons, up significantly; Louisiana with 122 tons, up 17 percent; and Mississippi with 2,147 tons, up 47 percent 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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