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US Catfish Feed Deliveries

by Ellen Hardy
24 December 2007, at 12:00am

US - Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during November 2007 was 22,374 tons, up 26 percent from November 2006, but down 70 percent from the previous month.

November 2007 Catfish Feed Deliveries Up 26 Percent from Last Year

Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 21,830 tons, up 29 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 544 tons, down 34 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

November feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 8,855 tons, up 52 percent from last year. Mississippi accounted for 41 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to U.S. farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in November and their comparison to the previous year were: Alabama with 6,628 tons, up 22 percent; Arkansas with 2,076 tons, up 68 percent; and Louisiana with 1,382 tons, up significantly from last year.





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Ellen Hardy