Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during June 2011 was 77,521 tons, down 10 percent from June 2010, but up 55 percent from the previous month. Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 73,483 tons, down 9 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 4,038 tons, down 18 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.June feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 33,344 tons, down 15 percent from last year. Mississippi accounted for 45 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to United States farmers.
The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in June and their comparison to the previous year were Alabama with 27,706, up 2 percent; Arkansas with 5,970 tons, down 16 percent; and Louisiana with 537 tons, down 27 percent.
Download the full report (PDF) from the link below: Catfish Feed Deliveries - released July 20, 2011, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).