Birdseeds Mixed On The Week

PANAMA - Nov 1/19 - SNS -- Birdseed ingredient markets finished the week's trading on a mixed note, with canaryseed and millet holding firm while oil type sunflower seed eased in the face of harvest selling pressure.

The U.S. based National Sunflower Association (NSA) noted that the recent "colder dry weather pattern has allowed for improved ground conditions and harvest progress.

"Crush plants are taking in seed at higher moisture levels than normally allowed to aid producers in getting their sunflowers harvested. As a result, deliveries to the crush plants has increased as producers are prioritizing sunflower harvest and delivery. . . "