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Catfish feed deliveries rise again

by the Fish Site Editor
24 July 2007, at 1:00am

US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during June 2007 was 132,806 tons, up 12 per cent from June 2006 and up 23 per cent from the previous month.

Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during June 2007 was 132,806 tons, up 12 percent from June 2006 and up 23 percent from the previous month. Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 127,246 tons, up 13 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 5,560 tons, down 11 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

June feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 62,580 tons, up 15 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 June and their comparison to the previous year were: Alabama with 33,829 tons, up 14 percent; Arkansas with 20,950 tons, up 12 percent; and Louisiana with 3,544 tons, down 2 percent.





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