Mixed Week in Birdseed

PANAMA - Aug 10/18 - SNS -- Birdseed ingredient markets registered a mixed performance during the past week, partly influenced by a bearish data for corn and soybeans in the latest USDA crop estimates.

Canadian canaryseed and confection sunflower remain mostly unchanged. Grower and dealer markets for white proso millet finished the week on a firmer note, while oil type sunflower markets were easier.

Bids for oil type sunflower were down in most trading areas, while the crop is developing at a faster than normal pace. Crop were rated at 75% to 80% good to excellent condition