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

TOKYO, April 19 (Reuters) - Japan's usage of corn in animal feed rose to 48.8 percent in February, compared with 47.8 percent in the same month of 2018, preliminary data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries showed on Friday. 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: Feb-19 Jan-2019 Feb-2018 Total Shipments 1,867,871 1,961,033 1,873,383 Main Ingredients Corn 48.8pct 48.8pct 47.8pct Sorghum 1.9pct 2pct 2.1pct Wheat 1.6pct 1.7pct 1.7pct Barley 3.4pct 3.4pct 3.5pct Note: Data subject to revision. (Reporting by Fumika Inoue; Editing by Shreejay Sinha)

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