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Catfish Feed Deliveries

by 5m Editor
24 July 2009, at 1:00a.m.

US - According to the latest USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, the June 2009 Catfish Feed Deliveries Down 21 per cent from Last Year.

Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during June was 96,580 tons, down 21 per cent from June 2008, but up 62 per cent from the previous month.

Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 93,389 tons, down 23 per cent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 3,191 tons, up 82 per cent from the corresponding month a year ago.

June feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 45,116 tons, down 29 per cent from last year. Mississippi accounted for 48 per cent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to U.S. farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in June and their comparison to the previous year were Alabama with 29,018 tons, down 16 per cent; Arkansas with 10,882 tons, down 27 per cent; and Louisiana with 1,822 tons, down 8 per cent.

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

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

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