Monday, January 24, 2011

December 2010 catfish feed deliveries down

The total catfish feed delivered in the United States during December was 3,324 tons, down one percent from December 2009 and down 74 percent from the previous month. Food-size catfish feed delivered totaled 3,270 tons, up two percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Feed delivered for fingerlings and brood-fish totaled 54 tons, down 59 percent from the corresponding month a year ago.

December feed delivered to Alabama catfish growers for food-size fish totaled 1,524 tons, down 37 percent from last year. Alabama accounted for 47 percent of the total food-size catfish feed delivered to US farmers. The other major States with catfish feed deliveries for food-size fish in December and their comparison to the previous year were Arkansas with 107 tons, up 10 percent; Louisiana with 27 tons, up 125 percent; and Mississippi with 385 tons, up 73 percent. Read more...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.

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