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July 2010 Catfish Feed Deliveries Down

US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during July was 96,313 tons, down 11 per cent from July 2009, but up 12 per cent from the previous month, according to statistics released on August 23, 2010, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, US Department of Agriculture.

Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 89,734 tons, down 14 per cent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 6,579 tons, up 56 per cent from the corresponding month a year ago.

July feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 43,676 tons, down 11 per cent from last year. Mississippi accounted for 49 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to US farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in July and their comparison to the previous year were Alabama with 30,783 tons, down 16 per cent; Arkansas with 8,802 tons, down 16 per cent; and Louisiana with 679 tons, down 52 per cent.


US Quantity of Foodsize Catfish Feed Delivered, Monthly Totals




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




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