Easier Tone in Birdseeds

PANAMA - Sep 17/17 - SNS -- North American birdseed ingredient markets maintained their easier tone in the face of improved availability of new crop millet and canaryseed.

Canada's canaryseed harvest started the week with 49% of the crop in the bin, compared to 16% at the same time last year and the recent average of 15.4%.

Discussing markets in the United States, that country's National Sunflower Association noted prices paid by crushers were down 15 cents to unchanged, depending on location.