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March 2011 U.S. Catfish Feed Deliveries Up 29 Percent from Last Year

Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during March 2011 was 17,459 tons, up 29 percent from March 2010 and up 252 percent from the previous month

April 20, 2011


March 2011 U.S. Catfish Feed Deliveries Up 29 Percent from Last Year

Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during March 2011 was 17,459 tons, up 29 percent from March 2010 and up 252 percent from the previous month. Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 16,891 tons, up
33 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 568 tons, down 37 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

March feed delivered to Alabama catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 6,951 tons, up 100 percent from last year. Alabama accounted for 41 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to United States farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in March and their comparison to the previous year were Arkansas with 1,431 tons, up 2 percent; Louisiana with 298 tons, up 4 percent; and Mississippi with 5,446 tons, up 20 percent.

Download the full report (PDF) from the link below: Catfish Feed Deliveries - released April 20, 2011, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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