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July 2009 Catfish Feed Deliveries Down 15 Percent

by 5m Editor
25 August 2009, at 1:00a.m.

US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during July was 108,269 tons, down 15 percent from July 2008, but up 12 percent from the previous month.

Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 104,060 tons, down 16 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 4,209 tons, up 37 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

July feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 49,001 tons, down 25 percent from last year. Mississippi accounted for 47 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to U.S. farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in July and their comparison to the previous year were Alabama with 36,818 tons, up 7 percent; Arkansas with 10,429 tons, down 35 percent; and Louisiana with 1,411 tons, down 51 percent.

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

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

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