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Catfish Feed Deliveries

US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during June 2008 was 119,588 tonnes, down 10 per cent from June 2007, but up 45 per cent from the previous month according to the July Catfish Feed Deliveries report from the USDA NASS.

Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 111,021 tonnes, down 13 per cent from the corresponding month a year ago.

Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 8,567 tonnes, up 54 per cent from the corresponding month a year ago.

June feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 53,923 tonnes, down 14 per cent from last year.

Mississippi accounted for 49 per cent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to US farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in June and their comparison to the previous year were Alabama with 34,461 tonnes, up two per cent; Arkansas with 14,971 tonnes, down 29 per cent; and Louisiana with 1,983 tonnes, down 44 per cent from last year.

US Quantity of Foodsize Catfish Feed Delivered, Monthly Totals
US Quantity of Foodsize Catfish Feed Delivered, Cumulative Totals

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.

Ellen Hardy

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