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December 2010 Catfish Feed Deliveries Down

US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during December was 3,324 tons, down one per cent from December 2009 and down 74 per cent from the previous month.

Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 3,270 tons, up two per cent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 54 tons, down 59 per cent from the corresponding month a year ago.

December feed delivered to Alabama catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 1,524 tons, down 37 per cent from last year. Alabama accounted for 47 per cent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to US farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in December and their comparison to the previous year were Arkansas with 107 tons, up 10 per cent; Louisiana with 27 tons, up 125 per cent; and Mississippi with 385 tons, up 73 per cent.

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