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USA - June 2010 Catfish Feed Deliveries Down 11 Percent from Last Year

Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during June was 85,686 tons, down 11 percent from June 2009, but up 34 percent from the previous month

July 21, 2010

USA - June 2010 Catfish Feed Deliveries Down 11 Percent from Last Year       

Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during June was 85,686 tons, down 11 percent from June 2009, but up 34 percent from the previous month.  Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 80,769 tons, down 13 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.  Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 4,917 tons, up 54 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

June feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 39,337 tons, down 13 percent from last year.  Mississippi accounted for 49 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to U.S. farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in June and their comparison to the previous year were Alabama with 27,165 tons, down 6 percent; Arkansas with 7,102 tons, down 35 percent; and Louisiana with 735 tons, down 53 percent.
USDA NASS Catfish Feed Deliveries report for 07.21.2010 [TXT]  [PDF]

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