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USDA Catfish and Trout Reports


21 November 2012

USDA Catfish Feed Deliveries - November 2012USDA Catfish Feed Deliveries - November 2012


USDA Catfish Reports

October 2012 Catfish Feed Deliveries Down 7 Percent from Last Year

Total catfish feed delivered in the United States during October 2012 was 37,248 tons, down 7 percent from October 2011, and down 34 percent from the previous month. Foodsize catfish feed delivered totaled 35,393 tons, down 6 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and broodfish totaled 1,855 tons, down 20 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

October feed delivered to Mississippi catfish growers for foodsize fish totaled 16,918 tons, down slightly from last year. Mississippi accounted for 48 percent of the total foodsize catfish feed delivered to United States farmers.

The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for foodsize fish in October and their comparison to the previous year were Alabama with 11,372, down 10 percent; Arkansas with 2,710 tons, down 12 percent; and Louisiana with 145 tons, down 6 percent.

Foodsize Catfish Feed Delivered – United States

November 2012

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