Hogs and Pigs Report of December 22, 2017

Hogs and Pigs report

Hogs and Pigs reportThe Hogs and Pigs report, issued four times yearly, presents data on the U.S. pig crop for 16 major states and the U.S., including inventory number by class, weight group, farrowing, and farrowing intentions.

The Cattle on Feed is issued by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), more precisely, by NASS. The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is responsible for conducting monthly and annual surveys and preparing official USDA data and estimates of production, supply, prices, and other information necessary to maintain orderly agricultural operations.

The United States Hog inventory up 2 percent as reported in Hogs and Pigs on Friday, January 26, 2018. You can download the full report in pdf format below at the end of the article.

United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on December 1, 2017, was 73.2 million head. This was up 2 percent from December 1, 2016, but down slightly from September 1, 2017.

The September-November 2017 pig crop, at 33.4 million head, was up 3 percent from 2016. Sows farrowing during this period totalled 3.11 million head, up 2 percent from 2016. The sows farrowed during this quarter represented 51 percent of the breeding herd. The average pigs saved per litter was a record high of 10.74 for the September-November period, compared to 10.63 last year. Pigs saved per litter by size of operation ranged from 7.90 for operations with 1-99 hogs and pigs to 10.80 for operations with more than 5,000 hogs and pigs.

If you are interested, you can find all the previous Hogs and Pigs reports on the USDA website. You can also read all the last important Commodity Reports.

pdf, format, file, download Report December 22, 2017

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