USDA Quarterly Hogs & Pigs 12/21


Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Hogs and Pigs Inventory by Class, Weight Group, and Quarter  United States:
2017 and 2018
[May not add due to rounding]

                                                                        2018 as
Item                      2017                     2018                 percent
                                                                        of 2017

                                           (1,000 head)                        %
Mar
  All hogs and pigs
                        70,916                   72,748                     103
    Kept,breeding
                         6,098                    6,210                     102
    Market
                        64,818                   66,538                     103

  Market hogs and pigs by weight groups
    Under 50 pounds
                        20,422                   20,942                     103
    50-119 pounds
                        17,942                   18,212                     102
    120-179 pounds
                        14,485                   14,996                     104
    180 pounds and over
                        11,969                   12,387                     103

Jun
  All hogs and pigs
                        71,210                   72,866                     102
    Kept,breeding
                         6,109                    6,320                     103
    Market
                        65,101                   66,546                     102

  Market hogs and pigs by weight groups
    Under 50 pounds
                        20,647                   21,327                     103
    50-119 pounds
                        18,841                   19,083                     101
    120-179 pounds
                        13,696                   13,988                     102
    180 pounds and over
                        11,917                   12,147                     102

Sep
  All hogs and pigs
                        73,309                   74,941                     102
    Kept,breeding
                         6,117                    6,330                     103
    Market
                        67,192                   68,611                     102

  Market hogs and pigs by weight groups
    Under 50 pounds
                        21,533                   22,092                     103
    50-119 pounds
                        19,757                   20,262                     103
    120-179 pounds
                        13,874                   14,066                     101
    180 pounds and over
                        12,028                   12,190                     101

Dec
  All hogs and pigs
                        73,145                   74,550                     102
    Kept,breeding
                         6,179                    6,326                     102
    Market
                        66,966                   68,225                     102

  Market hogs and pigs by weight groups
    Under 50 pounds
                        21,407                   21,599                     101
    50-119 pounds
                        18,544                   18,932                     102
    120-179 pounds
                        13,925                   14,412                     103
    180 pounds and over
                        13,089                   13,282                     101

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Sows Farrowing, Pig Crop, and Pigs per Litter  United States: 2017-2019
[May not add due to rounding. Blank data cells indicate estimation period has
not yet begun]

                                                          2018 as       2019 as
Item            2017           2018           2019                      percent
                                                          of 2017       of 2018

                                      (1,000 head)                             %
Sows farrowing
  Dec 1/ 2/
               2,990          3,034          3,110            101           102
  Mar 2/
               3,018          3,100          3,147            103           102
  Dec 1/
               6,007          6,134          6,257            102           102

  Jun          3,106          3,185                           103
  Sep          3,103          3,158                           102
  Jun          6,209          6,343                           102

Pig crop
  Dec 1/
              31,187         32,101                           103
  Mar         31,839         32,942                           103
  Dec 1/
              63,025         65,042                           103

  Jun         33,075         34,155                           103
  Sep         33,328         33,978                           102
  Jun         66,402         68,133                           103

                                          (number)                             %
Pigs per litter
  Dec 1/
               10.43          10.58                           101
  Mar          10.55          10.63                           101
  Dec 1/
               10.49          10.60                           101

  Jun          10.65          10.72                           101
  Sep          10.74          10.76                           100
  Jun          10.69          10.74                           100

1/ December preceding year.
2/ Intentions for 2019.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Monthly Sows Farrowing, Pigs per Litter, and Pig Crop  United States:
December-November 2017 and 2018
[December preceding year]

            Sows farrowing 1/         Pigs per litter            Pig crop 1/
Month
             2017        2018        2017        2018        2017       2018

                 (1,000 head)                (number)            (1,000 head)
Dec         1,007       1,026       10.44       10.62      10,514      10,894
Jan           993       1,016       10.39       10.49      10,323      10,661
Feb           989         992       10.46       10.63      10,350      10,546
Mar         1,037       1,062       10.54       10.59      10,932      11,245
Apr           977       1,013       10.56       10.52      10,315      10,658
May         1,004       1,025       10.55       10.77      10,592      11,038
Jun         1,060       1,078       10.56       10.66      11,187      11,487
Jul         1,020       1,048       10.65       10.70      10,859      11,215
Aug         1,027       1,060       10.74       10.81      11,028      11,453
Sep         1,065       1,087       10.65       10.65      11,343      11,576
Oct         1,026       1,041       10.77       10.84      11,050      11,289
Nov         1,013       1,029       10.80       10.80      10,935      11,113

Total      12,216      12,477       10.59       10.67     129,428     133,176

1/ Monthly values may not add to quarterly or annual totals due to rounding.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Breeding, Market, and Total Inventory  States and United States: December 1,
2017 and 2018
[May not add due to rounding]

                     Breeding                  Market                  Total


State                 2018 as                 2018 as                2018 as

         2017    2018 percent    2017    2018 percent    2017    2018percent

                      of 2017                 of 2017                of 2017

         (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %
AL         10      10     100      47      43      91      57      53      93
AK       0.30    0.30     100    1.20    1.60     133    1.50    1.90     127
AZ         17      17     100     143     153     107     160     170     106
AR         48      46      96      83      84     101     131     130      99
CA          4       8     200      91      93     102      95     101     106
CO        150     155     103     600     595      99     750     750     100
CT       0.60    0.50      83    2.60    3.20     123    3.20    3.70     116
DE          2       2     100       4    4.50     113       6    6.50     108
FL          3       3     100      12      10      83      15      13      87
GA         22      17      77      58      50      86      80      67      84

HI          2       3     150       6       6     100       8       9     113
ID          5       6     120      32      26      81      37      32      86
IL        530     560     106   4,870   4,740      97   5,400   5,300      98
IN        260     260     100   3,740   3,940     105   4,000   4,200     105
IA      1,000   1,020     102  21,800  22,280     102  22,800  23,300     102
KS        165     170     103   1,945   1,880      97   2,110   2,050      97
KY         45      37      82     365     248      68     410     285      70
LA          2       2     100       4       4     100       6       6     100
ME          1       1     100    3.50    3.40      97    4.50    4.40      98
MD          4    3.50      88      17   15.50      91      21      19      90

MA       1.50       2     133       6       6     100    7.50       8     107
MI        120     120     100   1,070   1,060      99   1,190   1,180      99
MN        570     570     100   7,930   8,330     105   8,500   8,900     105
MS         51      51     100     519     524     101     570     575     101
MO        450     470     104   2,950   3,080     104   3,400   3,550     104
MT         25      33     132     154     159     103     179     192     107
NE        430     440     102   3,170   3,060      97   3,600   3,500      97
NV       0.10    0.30     300    2.90    5.70     197       3       6     200
NH       0.70    0.60      86    2.70    2.90     107    3.40    3.50     103
NJ       1.50       1      67       7    7.50     107    8.50    8.50     100

NM       0.50    0.60     120    1.10    0.70      64    1.60    1.30      81
NY          6       6     100      42      40      95      48      46      96
NC        900     900     100   8,100   8,200     101   9,000   9,100     101
ND         35      35     100     112     110      98     147     145      99
OH        190     200     105   2,510   2,350      94   2,700   2,550      94
OK        460     445      97   1,740   1,755     101   2,200   2,200     100
OR       1.50    1.50     100    7.50    7.50     100       9       9     100
PA        110     120     109   1,130   1,190     105   1,240   1,310     106
RI       0.30    0.30     100    1.70    1.40      82       2    1.70      85
SC         10      12     120     175     188     107     185     200     108

SD        215     255     119   1,345   1,485     110   1,560   1,740     112
TN         23      23     100     212     197      93     235     220      94
TX        140     150     107     910     960     105   1,050   1,110     106
UT         80      80     100     470     630     134     550     710     129
VT          1       1     100    2.70    2.70     100    3.70    3.70     100
VA          5       6     120     235     339     144     240     345     144
WA          3       3     100      14      14     100      17      17     100
WV          1       1     100       4       3      75       5       4      80
WI         45      44      98     260     281     108     305     325     107
WY         32      33     103      58      55      95      90      88      98

US    6,1796,325.60  102 66,965.90  68,224.60  102 73,144.90 74,550.20     102

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Market Inventory by Weight Group  States and United States: December 1, 2017
and 2018
[Weight groups may not add to market inventory due to rounding]

                  Under            50-119           120-179       180 pounds
              50 pounds                              pounds         and over
State
          2017     2018     2017     2018     2017     2018     2017    2018

                                                                 (1,000 head)
AL          15       18       11        7       10        8       11       10
AK        0.30     0.40     0.50     0.60     0.20     0.20     0.20     0.40
AZ          50       55       31       30       31       33       31       35
AR          69       63        6       13        5        5        3        3
CA          24       25       22       22       23       22       22       24
CO         255      270      130      125      115       85      100      115
CT        1.30     1.60     0.60     0.50     0.40     0.60     0.30     0.50
DE        2.80        3     0.40     0.50     0.30     0.50     0.50     0.50
FL           4        3        4        3        2        2        2        2
GA          32       28        9        8        8        7        9        7

HI           2     2.70     1.50     1.30     1.50     1.30        1     0.70
ID          17       14     4.50        4     3.50        3        7        5
IL       1,550    1,480    1,480    1,500      920      910      920      850
IN         980    1,010    1,040    1,200      775      820      945      910
IA       5,800    5,700    6,870    7,100    5,080    5,260    4,050    4,220
KS         475      455      520      515      425      380      525      530
KY         107       73       95       72       55       42      108       61
LA           1        1        1        1        1        1        1        1
ME        1.10     1.10        1     0.80     0.70     0.80     0.70     0.70
MD           4        4        5        4        5     3.50        3        4

MA           2     2.50        2        2        1     0.80        1     0.70
MI         330      320      240      280      245      210      255      250
MN       2,720    2,790    2,350    2,400    1,600    1,830    1,260    1,310
MS         203      208      126      126       90       95      100       95
MO       1,450    1,550      560      550      445      510      495      470
MT          60       68       35       34       29       28       30       29
NE       1,030    1,030      840      790      640      610      660      630
NV        0.90     1.20     0.80     1.10     0.60     1.10     0.60     2.30
NH        0.70     0.60     0.60     0.70     0.70     0.80     0.70     0.80
NJ        1.80        2     2.10     2.10     1.30     1.60     1.80     1.80

NM        0.30     0.20     0.30     0.20     0.30     0.20     0.20     0.10
NY           8     7.50       12     8.50       11    12.50       11    11.50
NC       3,190    3,190    1,790    1,780    1,570    1,600    1,550    1,630
ND          59       57       22       22       16       14       15       17
OH         740      670      660      610      560      520      550      550
OK         735      760      430      385      230      280      345      330
OR        2.50        2     1.50        2        1     1.50     2.50        2
PA         305      335      335      335      250      265      240      255
RI        0.40     0.40     0.80     0.50     0.20     0.20     0.30     0.30
SC          31       26       47       54       47       54       50       54

SD         460      565      365      365      270      285      250      270
TN          65       67       44       41       51       43       52       46
TX         240      270      240      260      180      170      250      260
UT         185      240       85      125      100      135      100      130
VT        0.80     0.80     0.70     0.70     0.60     0.50     0.60     0.70
VA          52       86       62       84       59       84       62       85
WA           5        5     3.50        3     2.50        3        3        3
WV           1        1     0.50     0.50     0.50     0.50        2        1
WI          89       88       53       59       59       69       59       65
WY          49       48        3        3        3        2        3        2

US   21,406.90   21,59918,544.30   18,93213,925.3014,411.6013,089.40   13,282

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Breeding, Market, and Total Inventory  States and United States: March 1, 2017
and 2018
[May not add due to rounding]

                     Breeding                  Market                  Total

State                 2018 as                 2018 as                2018 as
         2017    2018 percent    2017    2018 percent    2017    2018percent
                      of 2017                 of 2017                of 2017

         (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %
CO        155     155     100     545     625     115     700     780     111
IL        540     550     102   4,710   4,750     101   5,250   5,300     101
IN        280     260      93   3,770   3,790     101   4,050   4,050     100
IA      1,000   1,020     102  20,800  21,580     104  21,800  22,600     104
KS        165     160      97   1,815   1,900     105   1,980   2,060     104
MI        110     120     109   1,000   1,080     108   1,110   1,200     108
MN        560     570     102   7,940   7,930     100   8,500   8,500     100
MO        445     455     102   2,655   2,995     113   3,100   3,450     111
NE        415     420     101   2,935   3,030     103   3,350   3,450     103
NC        880     900     102   8,320   8,000      96   9,200   8,900      97

OH        185     190     103   2,315   2,460     106   2,500   2,650     106
OK        445     445     100   1,645   1,725     105   2,090   2,170     104
PA        100     110     110   1,040   1,100     106   1,140   1,210     106
SD        200     235     118   1,250   1,425     114   1,450   1,660     114
TX        120     145     121     800     975     122     920   1,120     122
UT         80      75      94     620     430      69     700     505      72

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          418     400      96   2,658   2,743     103   3,076   3,143     102

US      6,098   6,210     102  64,818  66,538     103  70,916  72,748     103

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Market Inventory by Weight Group  States and United States: March 1, 2017 and
2018
[Weight groups may not add to market inventory due to rounding]

                  Under            50-119           120-179       180 pounds
              50 pounds                              pounds         and over
State
          2017     2018     2017     2018     2017     2018     2017    2018

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO         250      285      110      120       95      105       90      115
IL       1,530    1,465    1,460    1,465      920      980      800      840
IN       1,030      965    1,050    1,140      810      860      880      825
IA       5,300    5,490    6,540    6,670    5,370    5,460    3,590    3,960
KS         455      405      475      540      345      410      540      545
MI         285      320      245      265      240      245      230      250
MN       2,590    2,630    2,420    2,360    1,680    1,790    1,250    1,150
MO       1,350    1,455      515      560      400      530      390      450
NE         920    1,040      745      775      650      670      620      545
NC       3,140    3,240    1,860    1,720    1,800    1,710    1,520    1,330

OH         690      680      660      610      545      600      420      570
OK         740      735      300      335      270      260      335      395
PA         265      290      305      305      280      270      190      235
SD         455      510      325      370      240      280      230      265
TX         180      270      220      270      175      185      225      250
UT         265      155      115       90      130       95      110       90

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           977    1,007      597      617      535      546      549      572

US      20,422   20,942   17,942   18,212   14,485   14,996   11,969   12,387

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Breeding, Market, and Total Inventory  States and United States: June 1, 2017
and 2018
[May not add due to rounding]

                     Breeding                  Market                  Total

State                 2018 as                 2018 as                2018 as
         2017    2018 percent    2017    2018 percent    2017    2018percent
                      of 2017                 of 2017                of 2017

         (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %
CO        155     155     100     565     605     107     720     760     106
IL        530     570     108   4,720   4,780     101   5,250   5,350     102
IN        260     250      96   3,740   3,700      99   4,000   3,950      99
IA      1,030   1,040     101  20,970  21,560     103  22,000  22,600     103
KS        160     165     103   1,800   1,875     104   1,960   2,040     104
MI        110     120     109   1,000   1,080     108   1,110   1,200     108
MN        570     580     102   8,030   7,920      99   8,600   8,500      99
MO        440     460     105   2,810   3,040     108   3,250   3,500     108
NE        420     430     102   2,980   3,070     103   3,400   3,500     103
NC        880     910     103   8,120   7,990      98   9,000   8,900      99

OH        190     190     100   2,360   2,460     104   2,550   2,650     104
OK        450     460     102   1,560   1,690     108    2010   2,150     107
PA        105     120     114   1,085   1,170     108   1,190   1,290     108
SD        200     240     120   1,290   1,440     112   1,490   1,680     113
TX        125     145     116     785     995     127     910   1,140     125
UT         75      80     107     605     450      74     680     530      78

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          409     405      99   2,681   2,721     101   3,090   3,126     101

US      6,109   6,320     103  65,101  66,546     102  71,210  72,866     102

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Market Inventory by Weight Group  States and United States: June 1, 2017 and
2018
[Weight groups may not add to market inventory due to rounding]

                  Under            50-119           120-179       180 pounds
              50 pounds                              pounds         and over
State
          2017     2018     2017     2018     2017     2018     2017    2018

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO         255      290      120      120      100       95       90      100
IL       1,430    1,550    1,530    1,460      930      930      830      840
IN         920      940    1,170    1,150      790      780      860      830
IA       5,450    5,560    6,950    7,080    4,950    5,200    3,620    3,720
KS         480      420      490      515      355      375      475      565
MI         290      310      240      290      245      220      225      260
MN       2,610    2,610    2,440    2,430    1,660    1,760    1,320    1,120
MO       1,360    1,505      580      590      435      475      435      470
NE       1,005    1,050      785      840      615      600      575      580
NC       3,290    3,370    1,880    1,840    1,490    1,450    1,460    1,330

OH         720      670      650      630      550      580      440      580
OK         685      785      340      400      230      215      305      290
PA         285      310      345      355      280      250      175      255
SD         455      510      345      380      240      270      250      280
TX         165      300      235      275      175      165      210      255
UT         245      175      120       90      130       90      110       95

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         1,002      972      621      638      521      533      537      577

US      20,647   21,327   18,841   19,083   13,696   13,988   11,917   12,147

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Breeding, Market, and Total Inventory  States and United States: September 1,
2017 and 2018
[May not add due to rounding]

                     Breeding                  Market                  Total

State                 2018 as                 2018 as                2018 as
         2017    2018 percent    2017    2018 percent    2017    2018percent
                      of 2017                 of 2017                of 2017

         (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %
CO        160     155      97     600     625     104     760     780     103
IL        540     570     106   4,860   4,830      99   5,400   5,400     100
IN        260     250      96   3,840   3,950     103   4,100   4,200     102
IA        980   1,040     106  21,720  22,460     103  22,700  23,500     104
KS        165     170     103   1,845   1,860     101    2010   2,030     101
MI        120     120     100   1,070   1,080     101   1,190   1,200     101
MN        550     580     105   7,850   8,020     102   8,400   8,600     102
MO        440     465     106   3,060   3,285     107   3,500   3,750     107
NE        410     430     105   3,090   3,020      98   3,500   3,450      99
NC        900     910     101   8,400   8,390     100   9,300   9,300     100

OH        180     190     106   2,420   2,360      98   2,600   2,550      98
OK        455     460     101   1,735   1,800     104   2,190   2,260     103
PA        110     120     109   1,100   1,190     108   1,210   1,310     108
SD        215     245     114   1,325   1,475     111   1,540   1,720     112
TX        135     145     107     895     985     110   1,030   1,130     110
UT         80      80     100     600     525      88     680     605      89

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          417     400      96   2,782   2,756      99   3,199   3,156      99

US      6,117   6,330     103  67,192  68,611     102  73,309  74,941     102

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Market Inventory by Weight Group  States and United States: September 1, 2017
and 2018
[Weight groups may not add to market inventory due to rounding]

                  Under            50-119           120-179       180 pounds
              50 pounds                              pounds         and over
State
          2017     2018     2017     2018     2017     2018     2017    2018

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO         275      305      125      150      105       95       95       75
IL       1,505    1,540    1,620    1,560      930      890      805      840
IN       1,050      990    1,180    1,240      780      870      830      850
IA       5,670    5,850    7,250    7,700    5,100    5,210    3,700    3,700
KS         475      445      510      530      360      385      500      500
MI         310      320      260      280      250      220      250      260
MN       2,630    2,720    2,550    2,530    1,550    1,700    1,120    1,070
MO       1,485    1,605      640      640      460      530      475      510
NE       1,015    1,010      835      865      600      570      640      575
NC       3,400    3,450    1,950    2,000    1,550    1,520    1,500    1,420

OH         700      650      685      640      540      500      495      570
OK         770      835      440      375      265      230      260      360
PA         305      325      340      340      275      270      180      255
SD         450      520      365      405      260      275      250      275
TX         235      310      255      275      160      150      245      250
UT         235      220      125      105      130      105      110       95

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         1,023      997      627      627      559      546      573      585

US      21,533   22,092   19,757   20,262   13,874   14,066   12,028   12,190

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Annual Sows Farrowing, Pigs per Litter, and Pig Crop  States and United States:
 December-November 2017 and 2018
[December preceding year. May not add due to rounding]

                  Sows farrowing   Pigs per litter                  Pig crop

State                    2018 as                                     2018 as
          2017     2018  percent     2017     2018     2017     2018 percent
                         of 2017                                     of 2017

           (1,000 head)        %          (number)      (1,000 head)        %
AL       16.50    17.50      106     9.45    10.11      156      177      113
AK        0.30     0.28       93     8.33     7.86     2.50     2.20       88
AZ          31       30       97     9.42    10.07      292      302      103
AR         110      102       93    10.37    10.60    1,141    1,081       95
CA          11       10       91     6.45     6.40       71       64       90
CO         304      302       99    10.35     9.60    3,147    2,898       92
CT        0.40     0.40      100     8.75     8.25     3.50     3.30       94
DE        2.40     2.90      121       10    11.38       24       33      138
FL           4        4      100        6        6       24       24      100
GA          44    39.50       90     9.98     9.85      439      389       89

HI        0.40     1.20      300        5     3.17        2     3.80      190
ID        6.10        9      148     8.36     8.89       51       80      157
IL       1,050    1,065      101    10.55    10.65   11,078   11,344      102
IN         550      490       89    10.36    10.47    5,698    5,129       90
IA       2,090    2,240      107    11.02    11.13   23,025   24,922      108
KS         329      327       99    10.36    10.55    3,407    3,449      101
KY          95       89       94     9.82     9.88      933      879       94
LA        0.80     0.80      100        7        7     5.60     5.60      100
ME        0.70     0.90      129     7.71     7.33     5.40     6.60      122
MD        4.30        4       93     9.77       10       42       40       95

MA        1.70        2      118     8.06     7.55    13.70    15.10      110
MI         208      217      104    10.66    10.73    2,217    2,328      105
MN       1,190    1,210      102    11.40    11.24   13,568   13,597      100
MS         117      116       99    10.40    10.45    1,217    1,212      100
MO         910      970      107    10.21    10.36    9,295   10,047      108
MT       47.50       53      112    10.99    10.96      522      581      111
NE         745      745      100    11.59    11.44    8,635    8,520       99
NV        0.40     0.40      100     5.25     5.75     2.10     2.30      110
NH        0.40     0.50      125        8        8     3.20        4      125
NJ           1     0.80       80     7.80     6.25     7.80        5       64

NM        0.40     0.40      100     7.75     7.75     3.10     3.10      100
NY        5.70        6      105     9.30     9.33       53       56      106
NC       1,880    1,850       98    10.04    10.12   18,871   18,718       99
ND       73.50    73.50      100    11.13    11.14      818      819      100
OH         380      366       96    10.72    10.79    4,075    3,950       97
OK         795      820      103    10.55    10.64    8,387    8,724      104
OR        0.90     1.70      189     8.33        8     7.50    13.60      181
PA         198      201      102    10.46    10.71    2,071    2,152      104
RI        0.50     0.40       80     6.80     5.75     3.40     2.30       68
SC          21    18.50       88     7.38     8.27      155      153       99

SD         414      467      113    11.36    11.48    4,705    5,360      114
TN          51       48       94    10.08     9.98      514      479       93
TX         212      260      123     8.58    10.06    1,818    2,615      144
UT         149      146       98     8.92     9.14    1,329    1,334      100
VT        0.70        1      143        7     6.80     4.90     6.80      139
VA        7.30     7.60      104     9.59     9.61       70       73      104
WA        2.80     3.50      125     7.61        8    21.30       28      131
WV        0.70     0.80      114     8.14     7.63     5.70     6.10      107
WI          81       83      102     9.53    10.45      772      867      112
WY          72    72.50      101     9.94     9.27      716      672       94

US   12,216.4012,477.08      102    10.59    10.67 129,427.70 133,175.80    103

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Sows Farrowing, Pigs per Litter, and Pig Crop  States and United States:
December-February 2017-2019
[December preceding year. May not add due to rounding]

                       Sows farrowing Pigs per litter            Pig crop 1/

                              2019 as                                2018 as
State    2017    2018 2019 2/ percent    2017    2018    2017    2018percent
                              of 2018                                of 2017

                 (1,000 head)       %        (number)    (1,000 head)       %
CO         77      72      75     104    9.90    9.70     762     698      92
IL        265     260     280     108   10.20   10.60   2,703   2,756     102
IN        145     130     135     104   10.25   10.45   1,486   1,359      91
IA        510     550     520      95   10.75      11   5,483   6,050     110
KS         80      79      86     109      10   10.20     800     806     101
MI         50      53      55     104   10.40   10.70     520     567     109
MN        275     295     285      97   11.35   11.20   3,121   3,304     106
MO        220     225     250     111   10.05   10.15   2,211   2,284     103
NE        175     180     190     106   11.55   11.70    2021   2,106     104
NC        460     445     455     102    9.90    9.90   4,554   4,406      97

OH         92      91      95     104   10.80   10.80     994     983      99
OK        200     200     200     100   10.30   10.60   2,060   2,120     103
PA         47      48      52     108   10.30   10.60     484     509     105
SD        102     113     125     111   11.30   11.45   1,153   1,294     112
TX         50      60      69     115    9.90    9.90     495     594     120
UT         39      36      38     106    8.70    7.70     339     277      82

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          203     197     200     101    9.86   10.08   2,001   1,988      99

US      2,990   3,034   3,110     102   10.43   10.58  31,187  32,101     103

1/ Number of pigs born December-February that were still on hand March 1, or had
been sold.
2/ Intentions.
3/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Sows Farrowing, Pigs per Litter, and Pig Crop  States and United States:
March-May 2017-2019
[May not add due to rounding]

                       Sows farrowing Pigs per litter            Pig crop 1/

State                         2019 as                                2018 as
         2017    2018 2019 2/ percent    2017    2018    2017    2018percent
                              of 2018                                of 2017

                 (1,000 head)       %        (number)    (1,000 head)       %
CO         77      75      75     100   10.40    9.60     801     720      90
IL        255     275     280     102   10.55   10.70   2,690   2,943     109
IN        135     115     130     113   10.50   10.30   1,418   1,185      84
IA        510     560     520      93   10.95   11.10   5,585   6,216     111
KS         81      76      86     113      10   10.10     810     768      95
MI         51      53      52      98   10.50   10.90     536     578     108
MN        300     310     295      95   11.40   11.20   3,420   3,472     102
MO        220     240     255     106   10.25   10.20   2,255   2,448     109
NE        185     190     195     103   11.45   11.30   2,118   2,147     101
NC        470     455     465     102      10   10.10   4,700   4,596      98

OH         97      88      96     109   10.60      11   1,028     968      94
OK        195     205     210     102   10.60   10.70   2,067   2,194     106
PA         51      50      52     104   10.50   10.50     536     525      98
SD        102     110     126     115   11.40   11.70   1,163   1,287     111
TX         50      64      70     109    7.30    9.80     365     627     172
UT         39      34      39     115       9    7.60     351     258      74

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          200     200     201     101      10   10.06   1,996    2010     101

US      3,018   3,100   3,147     102   10.55   10.63  31,839  32,942     103

1/ Number of pigs born March-May that were still on hand June 1, or had been
sold.
2/ Intentions.
3/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Sows Farrowing, Pigs per Litter, and Pig Crop  States and United States:
June-August 2017 and 2018
[May not add due to rounding]

                  Sows farrowing   Pigs per litter               Pig crop 1/

                         2018 as                                     2018 as
State     2017     2018  percent     2017     2018     2017     2018 percent
                         of 2017                                     of 2017

           (1,000 head)        %          (number)      (1,000 head)        %
CO          78       80      103    10.90     9.50      850      760       89
IL         265      260       98    10.75    10.65    2,849    2,769       97
IN         135      125       93    10.35    10.50    1,397    1,313       94
IA         520      570      110    11.20    11.20    5,824    6,384      110
KS          85       87      102    10.60    10.90      901      948      105
MI          54       57      106    10.80    10.80      583      616      106
MN         300      305      102    11.40    11.15    3,420    3,401       99
MO         235      255      109    10.15    10.45    2,385    2,665      112
NE         190      185       97    11.65    11.30    2,214    2,091       94
NC         490      485       99    10.05    10.30    4,925    4,996      101

OH          97       89       92    10.70    10.90    1,038      970       93
OK         205      210      102    10.60    10.65    2,173    2,237      103
PA          51       51      100    10.60    10.70      541      546      101
SD         105      117      111    11.30    11.10    1,187    1,299      109
TX          52       69      133     7.80    10.10      406      697      172
UT          36       39      108        9       11      324      429      132

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           208      201       97     9.88    10.10    2,058    2,034       99

US       3,106    3,185      103    10.65    10.72   33,075   34,155      103

1/ Number of pigs born June-August that were still on hand September 1, or had
been sold.
2/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Sows Farrowing, Pigs per Litter, and Pig Crop  States and United States:
September-November 2017 and 2018
[May not add due to rounding]

                  Sows Farrowing   Pigs per litter               Pig crop 1/

                         2018 as                                     2018 as
State     2017     2018  percent     2017     2018     2017     2018 percent
                         of 2017                                     of 2017

           (1,000 head)        %          (number)      (1,000 head)        %
CO          72       75      104    10.20     9.60      734      720       98
IL         265      270      102    10.70    10.65    2,836    2,876      101
IN         135      120       89    10.35    10.60    1,397    1,272       91
IA         550      560      102    11.15    11.20    6,133    6,272      102
KS          83       85      102    10.80    10.90      896      927      103
MI          53       54      102    10.90    10.50      578      567       98
MN         315      300       95    11.45    11.40    3,607    3,420       95
MO         235      250      106    10.40    10.60    2,444    2,650      108
NE         195      190       97    11.70    11.45    2,282    2,176       95
NC         460      465      101    10.20    10.15    4,692    4,720      101

OH          94       98      104    10.80    10.50    1,015    1,029      101
OK         195      205      105    10.70    10.60    2,087    2,173      104
PA          49       52      106    10.40       11      510      572      112
SD         105      127      121    11.45    11.65    1,202    1,480      123
TX          60       67      112     9.20    10.40      552      697      126
UT          35       37      106        9       10      315      370      117

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           202      203      100    10.15    10.15    2,048    2,057      100

US       3,103    3,158      102    10.74    10.76   33,328   33,978      102

1/ Number of pigs born September-November that were still on hand December 1, or
had been sold.
2/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Reliability of December 1 Hog Estimates
[Based on data for the previous twenty quarters]

           mean90 percent     Difference between first and latest estimate
         square confidence
          error
                    level
Item                                                                 Years

                        Average  Smallest   Largest Below latest Above latest

                        %                       (1,000)            (number)
All hogs and pigs
            1.2       2.1       651      59.6     1,576         9        11

Pig crop
              2       3.5       467        13     1,158        12         8

Expected farrowings

  Next quarter
            2.5       4.4        66        19       129        12         8

  Following quarter
            3.1       5.3        78        11       197        11         9


Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released December 20, 2018, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Records by Quarter  United States: 1866 to Present
[This table provides data users with record high estimates of all hogs and pigs,
market hogs, pig crop, and pigs per litter since each data series began]

Item                  Estimate              Record high            Series began

                  (1,000 head)                                            (year)
All hogs and pigs
  Mar                   72,748                     2018                   1,988
  Jun                   72,866                     2018                   1,964
  Sep                   74,941                     2018                   1,988
  Dec                   83,741                    1,943                   1,866

Market
  Mar                   66,538                     2018                   1,988
  Jun                   66,546                     2018                   1,964
  Sep                   68,611                     2018                   1,988
  Dec                   68,225                     2018                   1,963

Pig crop
  Decy1/
                        32,101                     2018                   1,970
  Mar                   32,942                     2018                   1,970
  Jun                   34,155                     2018                   1,970
  Sep                   33,978                     2018                   1,970

                      (number)                                            (year)
Pigs per litter
  Decy1/
                         10.58                     2018                   1,970
  Mar                    10.63                     2018                   1,970
  Jun                    10.72                     2018                   1,970
  Sep                    10.76                     2018                   1,970

1/ December preceding year.

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