Birdseeds Mixed on Week



PANAMA - Oct 26/18 - SNS -- North American birdseed ingredient markets finished the week's trading on a mixed note, with underlying firmness in canaryseed and millet offset by weakness in oil type sunflower.

Discussing markets, the U.S. based National Sunflower Association (NSA) said, "Increasing harvest deliveries has led to some nearby price pressure at the crush plants. NuSun prices at the crush plants ended the week down 10 to 40 cents, while high oleics were down 15 to 60 cents this week.

"With the current downtrend in nearby prices storing seed for delivery after the first of the year might be something to consider if you have available storage.