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Catfish Feed Deliveries Report

by Ellen Hardy
24 September 2008, at 1:00am

US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during August 2008 was 117,723 tons, down 19 percent from August 2007 and 8 percent below the previous month. Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 114,866 tons, down 15 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 2,857 tons, down 72 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

August feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 58,766 tons, down 10 percent from last year. Mississippi accounted for 51 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 32,978 tons, down 7 percent; Arkansas with 14,912 tons, down 37 percent; and Louisiana with 2,260 tons, down 49 percent from last year.

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

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

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.

Ellen Hardy