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Catfish Feed Deliveries

US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during July 2006 was 131,281 tons, up 10 percent from July 2005 and 11 percent above the previous month.

Catfish Feed Deliveries - US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during July 2006 was 131,281 tons, up 10 percent from July 2005 and 11 percent above the previous month.

August 2006 Catfish Feed Deliveries Up 6 Percent From Last Year

Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during August 2006 was 150,802 tons, up 6 percent from August 2005 and 13 percent above the previous month. Feed delivered for foodsize fish totaled 139,191 tons, and feed for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 11,611 tons in August 2006.

Catfish feed delivered to catfish growers during the January-August period totaled 572,753 tons, up 5 percent from the corresponding period in 2005. For this period 94 percent of the total feed delivered to catfish growers was for foodsize catfish.

August feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 67,741 tons, up 6 percent from last year and accounted for 49 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to U.S. farmers. The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in August and their comparison to the previous year were: Alabama with 36,392 tons, down slightly from last year; Arkansas with 22,879 tons, up 4 percent; and Louisiana with 4,379 tons, down 12 percent.


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