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TABLE-Japan's usage of corn in animal feed rises in April

TOKYO, June 20 (Reuters) - Japan's usage of corn in animal feed rose to 48.8% in April, compared with 48.4% in the same month of 2018, preliminary data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries showed on Thursday. Below is a table based on preliminary data from the farm ministry for Japan's compound feed shipments in tonnes and each grain's percentage share in feed production: Apr-19 Mar-19 Apr-18 Total Shipments 2,076,666 1,998,932 1,955,798 Main Ingredients Corn 48.8pct 48.8pct 48.4pct Sorghum 1.8pct 1.9pct 2.0pct Wheat 1.6pct 1.6pct 1.7pct Barley 3.5pct 3.4pct 3.5pct Note: Data subject to revision. (Reporting by Fumika Inoue; Editing by)

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