USDA Quarterly Hogs & Pigs 09/24


Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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:
2019 and 2020
[May not add due to rounding. Blank data cells indicate estimation period has
not yet begun]

                                                                        2020 as
Item                      2019                     2020                 percent
                                                                        of 2019

                                           (1,000 head)                        %
Mar
  All hogs and pigs
                        74,661                   77,629                     104
    Kept,breeding
                         6,349                    6,375                     100
    Market
                        68,313                   71,254                     104

  Market hogs and pigs by weight groups
    Under 50 pounds
                        21,373                   22,221                     104
    50-119 pounds
                        19,168                   19,853                     104
    120-179 pounds
                        15,001                   15,386                     103
    180 pounds and over
                        12,771                   13,793                     108

Jun
  All hogs and pigs
                        75,725                   79,634                     105
    Kept,breeding
                         6,410                    6,326                      99
    Market
                        69,316                   73,308                     106

  Market hogs and pigs by weight groups
    Under 50 pounds
                        22,210                   22,160                     100
    50-119 pounds
                        19,693                   20,370                     103
    120-179 pounds
                        14,396                   16,090                     112
    180 pounds and over
                        13,017                   14,687                     113

Sep
  All hogs and pigs
                        78,583                   79,099                     101
    Kept,breeding
                         6,431                    6,333                      98
    Market
                        72,153                   72,766                     101

  Market hogs and pigs by weight groups
    Under 50 pounds
                        23,376                   22,559                      97
    50-119 pounds
                        21,224                   20,490                      97
    120-179 pounds
                        14,654                   15,547                     106
    180 pounds and over
                        12,899                   14,169                     110

Dec
  All hogs and pigs
                        79,048
    Kept,breeding
                         6,471
    Market
                        72,577

  Market hogs and pigs by weight groups
    Under 50 pounds
                        22,648
    50-119 pounds
                        20,691
    120-179 pounds
                        15,321
    180 pounds and over
                        13,916

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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: 2018-2021
[December preceding year. Blank data cells indicate estimation period has not
yet begun]

                                               2020 as percent of  2021 as
Item       2018      2019      2020      2021                      percent
                                                   2018      2019  of 2020

                       (1,000 head)                             %
Sows farrowing
  Dec 2/
          2,977     3,099     3,158     3,111       106       102        99
  Mar     3,064     3,133     3,172                 104       101
  Dec 1/
          6,041     6,233     6,330                 105       102

  Jun     3,172     3,275     3,180                 100        97
  Sep 3/
          3,205     3,265     3,118                  97        95
  Jun 1/ 4/
          6,377     6,540     6,298                  99        96

Pig crop
  Dec    31,497    33,163    34,734                 110       105
  Mar    32,556    34,454    34,933                 107       101
  Dec 1/
         64,053    67,617    69,668                 109       103

  Jun    34,019    36,369    35,115                 103        97
  Sep    34,496    36,205
  Jun 1/
         68,515    72,575


                           (number)                             %
Pigs per litter
  Dec     10.58     10.70        11                 104       103
  Mar     10.63        11     11.01                 104       100
  Dec     10.60     10.85     11.01                 104       101

  Jun     10.72     11.11     11.04                 103        99
  Sep     10.76     11.09
  Jun     10.74     11.10

1/ May not add due to rounding.
2/ Intentions for 2021.
3/ Intentions for 2020.
4/ Actual farrowings for June-August plus intentions for September-November.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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 2019 and 2020
[December preceding year. Blank data cells indicate estimation period has not
yet begun]

            Sows farrowing 1/         Pigs per litter            Pig crop 1/
Month
             2019        2020        2019        2020        2019       2020

                 (1,000 head)                (number)            (1,000 head)
Dec         1,041       1,080       10.72       10.98      11,153      11,854
Jan         1,037       1,051       10.68          11      11,070      11,564
Feb         1,022       1,027       10.71       11.01      10,939      11,316
Mar         1,075       1,070       10.85       10.96      11,662      11,733
Apr         1,027       1,056       11.01       11.03      11,310      11,653
May         1,032       1,045       11.13       11.05      11,482      11,548
Jun         1,115       1,073       11.02       10.93      12,294      11,724
Jul         1,086       1,059       11.10       11.03      12,048      11,686
Aug         1,074       1,048       11.20       11.17      12,027      11,706
Sep         1,121                      11                  12,329
Oct         1,086                   11.10                  12,055
Nov         1,058                   11.17                  11,821

Total      12,773                   10.98                 140,192

1/ Monthly values may not add to quarterly or annual totals due to rounding.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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, 2019
and 2020
[May not add due to rounding]

                     Breeding                  Market                  Total

State                 2020 as                 2020 as                2020 as
         2019    2020 percent    2019    2020 percent    2019    2020percent
                      of 2019                 of 2019                of 2019

         (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %
CO        155     155     100     645     585      91     800     740      93
IL        560     580     104   4,690   4,820     103   5,250   5,400     103
IN        260     250      96   3,940   3,900      99   4,200   4,150      99
IA      1,030     980      95  22,670  23,620     104  23,700  24,600     104
KS        170     180     106   1,880   1,920     102   2,050   2,100     102
MI        120     120     100   1,110   1,130     102   1,230   1,250     102
MN        580     560      97   8,220   8,740     106   8,800   9,300     106
MO        470     470     100   3,080   3,280     106   3,550   3,750     106
NE        450     440      98   3,150   3,360     107   3,600   3,800     106
NC        900     870      97   8,100   8,330     103   9,000   9,200     102

OH        190     200     105   2,460   2,600     106   2,650   2,800     106
OK        450     450     100   1,720   1,810     105   2,170   2,260     104
PA        120     150     125   1,150   1,210     105   1,270   1,360     107
SD        245     285     116   1,595   1,745     109   1,840   2,030     110
TX        150     155     103     940     965     103   1,090   1,120     103
UT         80      80     100     670     870     130     750     950     127

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          419     450     108   2,293   2,369     103   2,711   2,819     104

US      6,349   6,375     100  68,313  71,254     104  74,661  77,629     104

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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, 2019 and
2020
[Weight groups may not add to market inventory due to rounding]

                  Under            50-119           120-179       180 pounds
              50 pounds                              pounds         and over
State
          2019     2020     2019     2020     2019     2020     2019    2020

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO         290      290      135      110      105       70      115      115
IL       1,415    1,370    1,555    1,605    1,000    1,045      720      800
IN       1,040      980    1,100    1,100      920      950      880      870
IA       5,510    5,920    7,510    7,530    5,630    5,540    4,020    4,630
KS         480      460      440      500      395      390      565      570
MI         330      340      300      305      225      230      255      255
MN       2,590    2,830    2,400    2,560    1,890    1,920    1,340    1,430
MO       1,555    1,520      560      670      505      595      460      495
NE       1,060    1,140      880      905      690      710      520      605
NC       3,190    3,210    1,700    1,810    1,590    1,700    1,620    1,610

OH         720      750      640      690      520      580      580      580
OK         800      830      360      365      210      250      350      365
PA         315      340      325      355      245      250      265      265
SD         590      695      390      395      320      345      295      310
TX         275      280      260      275      180      185      225      225
UT         295      325      120      180      130      180      125      185

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           918      941      493      498      446      446      436      483

US      21,373   22,221   19,168   19,853   15,001   15,386   12,771   13,793

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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, 2019
and 2020
[May not add due to rounding]

                     Breeding                  Market                  Total

State                 2020 as                 2020 as                2020 as
         2019    2020 percent    2019    2020 percent    2019    2020percent
                      of 2019                 of 2019                of 2019

         (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %
CO        160     155      97     620     575      93     780     730      94
IL        590     570      97   4,760   4,930     104   5,350   5,500     103
IN        260     250      96   4,040   4,300     106   4,300   4,550     106
IA      1,000     960      96  22,900  24,240     106  23,900  25,200     105
KS        175     180     103   1,845    2020     109    2020   2,200     109
MI        120     120     100   1,130   1,070      95   1,250   1,190      95
MN        570     550      96   8,230   9,050     110   8,800   9,600     109
MO        480     475      99   3,170   3,425     108   3,650   3,900     107
NE        460     440      96   3,290   3,410     104   3,750   3,850     103
NC        900     880      98   8,300   8,520     103   9,200   9,400     102

OH        200     210     105   2,550   2,690     105   2,750   2,900     105
OK        445     460     103   1,715   1,720     100   2,160   2,180     101
PA        120     150     125   1,100   1,270     115   1,220   1,420     116
SD        265     280     106   1,605   1,790     112   1,870   2,070     111
TX        155     130      84     935     920      98   1,090   1,050      96
UT         80      80     100     750     910     121     830     990     119

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          430     436     102   2,376   2,468     104   2,805   2,904     104

US      6,410   6,326      99  69,316  73,308     106  75,725  79,634     105

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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, 2019 and
2020
[Weight groups may not add to market inventory due to rounding]

                  Under            50-119           120-179       180 pounds
              50 pounds                              pounds         and over
State
          2019     2020     2019     2020     2019     2020     2019    2020

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO         295      280      130      105      100       80       95      110
IL       1,465    1,410    1,530    1,575      945    1,085      820      860
IN       1,090    1,010    1,180    1,330      840      970      930      990
IA       5,920    5,790    7,520    7,670    5,430    5,900    4,030    4,880
KS         460      510      490      485      385      400      510      625
MI         320      310      320      300      230      220      260      240
MN       2,630    2,800    2,590    2,590    1,730    2,000    1,280    1,660
MO       1,590    1,700      530      575      525      640      525      510
NE       1,135    1,160      875      885      630      710      650      655
NC       3,370    3,100    1,830    1,940    1,500    1,770    1,600    1,710

OH         730      720      660      700      590      620      570      650
OK         800      770      365      380      220      230      330      340
PA         305      380      345      385      235      270      215      235
SD         580      725      430      425      290      345      305      295
TX         285      220      235      295      145      185      270      220
UT         325      365      150      180      140      180      135      185

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           910      910      513      550      461      485      492      522

US      22,210   22,160   19,693   20,370   14,396   16,090   13,017   14,687

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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,
2019 and 2020
[May not add due to rounding]

                     Breeding                  Market                  Total

State                 2020 as                 2020 as                2020 as
         2019    2020 percent    2019    2020 percent    2019    2020percent
                      of 2019                 of 2019                of 2019

         (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %
CO        160     165     103     630     485      77     790     650      82
IL        590     580      98   4,910   4,820      98   5,500   5,400      98
IN        250     250     100   4,150   4,200     101   4,400   4,450     101
IA      1,010     980      97  23,990  24,120     101  25,000  25,100     100
KS        175     175     100   1,915   1,915     100   2,090   2,090     100
MI        120     120     100   1,120   1,100      98   1,240   1,220      98
MN        580     530      91   8,620   8,670     101   9,200   9,200     100
MO        490     470      96   3,160   3,530     112   3,650   4,000     110
NE        450     430      96   3,350   3,370     101   3,800   3,800     100
NC        900     870      97   8,700   8,730     100   9,600   9,600     100

OH        200     220     110   2,600   2,750     106   2,800   2,970     106
OK        460     450      98   1,790   1,650      92   2,250   2,100      93
PA        120     150     125   1,140   1,290     113   1,260   1,440     114
SD        265     285     108   1,735   1,765     102   2,000   2,050     103
TX        155     140      90   1,045     920      88   1,200   1,060      88
UT         80      85     106     880     955     109     960   1,040     108

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          426     433     102   2,418   2,496     103   2,843   2,929     103

US      6,431   6,333      98  72,153  72,766     101  78,583  79,099     101

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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, 2019
and 2020
[Weight groups may not add to market inventory due to rounding]

                  Under            50-119           120-179       180 pounds
              50 pounds                              pounds         and over
State
          2019     2020     2019     2020     2019     2020     2019    2020

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO         305      260      130      100       95       50      100       75
IL       1,510    1,380    1,650    1,530      900    1,080      850      830
IN       1,110    1,030    1,230    1,370      860      830      950      970
IA       6,360    6,290    8,010    7,630    5,520    5,730    4,100    4,470
KS         490      490      510      465      375      420      540      540
MI         310      320      310      300      225      230      275      250
MN       2,950    2,650    2,850    2,620    1,710    1,870    1,110    1,530
MO       1,530    1,600      590      690      545      690      495      550
NE       1,190    1,140      890      880      670      710      600      640
NC       3,440    3,250    2,140    2,030    1,580    1,710    1,540    1,740

OH         780      720      690      710      540      610      590      710
OK         805      755      465      360      225      190      295      345
PA         315      355      330      410      265      275      230      250
SD         655      700      450      435      305      320      325      310
TX         345      300      290      220      185      140      225      260
UT         355      370      175      195      175      195      175      195

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           926      949      514      545      479      497      499      504

US      23,376   22,559   21,224   20,490   14,654   15,547   12,899   14,169

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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,
2018 and 2019
[May not add due to rounding]

                     Breeding                  Market                  Total

State                 2019 as                 2019 as                2019 as
         2018    2019 percent    2018    2019 percent    2018    2019percent
                      of 2018                 of 2018                of 2018

         (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %    (1,000 head)       %
CO        155     155     100     595     605     102     750     760     101
IL        560     590     105   4,840   4,910     101   5,400   5,500     102
IN        260     250      96   3,990   4,200     105   4,250   4,450     105
IA      1,020   1,010      99  22,580  24,090     107  23,600  25,100     106
KS        170     180     106   1,880   1,980     105   2,050   2,160     105
MI        120     120     100   1,060   1,120     106   1,180   1,240     105
MN        570     570     100   8,530   8,930     105   9,100   9,500     104
MO        470     490     104   3,180   2,910      92   3,650   3,400      93
NE        440     440     100   3,110   3,410     110   3,550   3,850     108
NC        900     900     100   8,300   8,600     104   9,200   9,500     103

OH        200     210     105   2,350   2,740     117   2,550   2,950     116
OK        445     450     101   1,755   1,830     104   2,200   2,280     104
PA        120     140     117   1,190   1,190     100   1,310   1,330     102
SD        255     280     110   1,495   1,730     116   1,750    2010     115
TX        150     155     103     960     985     103   1,110   1,140     103
UT         80      80     100     630     880     140     710     960     135

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          411     451     110   2,300   2,467     107   2,710   2,918     108

US      6,326   6,471     102  68,745  72,577     106  75,070  79,048     105

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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, 2018
and 2019
[Weight groups may not add to market inventory due to rounding]

                  Under            50-119           120-179       180 pounds
              50 pounds                              pounds         and over
State
          2018     2019     2018     2019     2018     2019     2018    2019

                                                                 (1,000 head)
CO         270      280      125      130       85      100      115       95
IL       1,555    1,485    1,525    1,630      910      975      850      820
IN       1,035    1,130    1,225    1,170      820      930      910      970
IA       5,650    6,040    7,450    7,720    5,260    5,750    4,220    4,580
KS         455      475      515      475      380      420      530      610
MI         320      340      280      310      210      220      250      250
MN       2,880    2,850    2,510    2,770    1,830    1,860    1,310    1,450
MO       1,625    1,270      575      620      510      540      470      480
NE       1,065    1,200      805      875      610      650      630      685
NC       3,290    3,400    1,780    2,030    1,600    1,610    1,630    1,560

OH         670      840      610      760      520      550      550      590
OK         755      780      390      475      280      260      330      315
PA         335      305      335      340      265      275      255      270
SD         575      680      365      400      285      330      270      320
TX         270      300      260      275      170      170      260      240
UT         240      320      125      185      135      185      130      190

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           868      953      494      526      453      496      485      491

US      21,858   22,648   19,369   20,691   14,323   15,321   13,195   13,916

1/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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 2019-2021
[December preceding year. May not add due to rounding]

                       Sows farrowing Pigs per litter            Pig crop 1/

                              2021 as                                2020 as
State    2019    2020 2021 2/ percent    2019    2020    2019    2020percent
                              of 2020                                of 2019

                 (1,000 head)       %        (number)    (1,000 head)       %
CO         78      72      75     104    9.20   10.30     718     742     103
IL        270     290     280      97   10.65   10.95   2,876   3,176     110
IN        125     120     125     104   10.20   10.60   1,275   1,272     100
IA        530     520     520     100   11.20   11.25   5,936   5,850      99
KS         86      87      84      97   10.60   10.40     912     905      99
MI         56      57      53      93   10.90   11.10     610     633     104
MN        300     300     255      85   11.60   11.85   3,480   3,555     102
MO        245     250     245      98   10.55      11   2,585   2,750     106
NE        185     190     180      95   11.55   11.60   2,137   2,204     103
NC        455     450     450     100    9.90   10.50   4,505   4,725     105

OH         93     100     103     103   10.70      11     995   1,100     111
OK        205     210     210     100   10.65   10.40   2,183   2,184     100
PA         55      53      54     102   10.80      11     594     583      98
SD        119     141     143     101   11.85   12.10   1,410   1,706     121
TX         66      69      71     103   10.20   10.35     673     714     106
UT         40      40      45     113    9.20      11     368     440     120

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          191     209     218     104    9.96   10.49   1,906   2,195     115

US      3,099   3,158   3,111      99   10.70      11  33,163  34,734     105

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 September 24, 2020, 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 2019 and 2020
[May not add due to rounding]

                  Sows farrowing   Pigs per litter               Pig crop 1/

State                    2020 as                                     2020 as
          2019     2020  percent     2019     2020     2019     2020 percent
                         of 2019                                     of 2019

           (1,000 head)        %          (number)      (1,000 head)        %
CO          78       74       95    10.70    10.10      835      747       89
IL         275      275      100    10.75    10.80    2,956    2,970      100
IN         120      125      104    10.70    10.60    1,284    1,325      103
IA         530      510       96    11.45    11.40    6,069    5,814       96
KS          86       89      103    10.70    10.70      920      952      103
MI          54       54      100       11    10.60      594      572       96
MN         295      300      102    11.85    11.70    3,496    3,510      100
MO         242      255      105    10.65       11    2,577    2,805      109
NE         200      200      100    11.50    11.10    2,300    2,220       97
NC         460      460      100    10.50    10.60    4,830    4,876      101

OH          98       98      100    11.20    11.10    1,098    1,088       99
OK         215      215      100    10.55    10.80    2,268    2,322      102
PA          54       57      106    11.10    11.10      599      633      106
SD         123      140      114    11.95    12.30    1,470    1,722      117
TX          66       68      103    10.50       11      693      748      108
UT          43       43      100    10.70    10.80      460      464      101

OtrSt 2/
           194      209      107    10.32    10.37    2,005    2,165      108

US       3,133    3,172      101       11    11.01   34,454   34,933      101

1/ Number of pigs born March-May that were still on hand June 1, or had been
sold.
2/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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 2019 and 2020
[May not add due to rounding]

                  Sows farrowing   Pigs per litter               Pig crop 1/

                         2020 as                                     2020 as
State     2019     2020  percent     2019     2020     2019     2020 percent
                         of 2019                                     of 2019

           (1,000 head)        %          (number)      (1,000 head)        %
CO          79       79      100    10.70       10      845      790       93
IL         290      285       98    10.95    10.70    3,176    3,050       96
IN         120      125      104       11    11.30    1,320    1,413      107
IA         550      530       96    11.35    11.30    6,243    5,989       96
KS          90       88       98    10.90    10.70      981      942       96
MI          55       54       98    11.10    11.40      611      616      101
MN         300      280       93    11.95    11.80    3,585    3,304       92
MO         260      255       98    11.10    11.20    2,886    2,856       99
NE         194      180       93    11.65    11.70    2,260    2,106       93
NC         500      480       96    10.50    10.50    5,250    5,040       96

OH         102      103      101    11.30    10.50    1,153    1,082       94
OK         230      215       93    10.90    10.80    2,507    2,322       93
PA          51       56      110    11.30    11.10      576      622      108
SD         129      143      111    11.85    12.20    1,529    1,745      114
TX          71       61       86    10.90    10.60      774      647       84
UT          44       43       98       11       11      484      473       98

OtrSt 2/
           210      203       97    10.44    10.43    2,189    2,118       97

US       3,275    3,180       97    11.11    11.04   36,369   35,115       97

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 September 24, 2020, 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 2018-2020
[May not add due to rounding]

                       Sows farrowing Pigs per litter            Pig crop 1/

State                         2020 as                                2019 as
         2018    2019 2020 2/ percent    2018    2019    2018    2019percent
                              of 2019                                of 2018

                 (1,000 head)       %        (number)    (1,000 head)       %
CO         75      76      69      91    9.60   10.60     720     806     112
IL        280     285     280      98   10.65   10.95   2,982   3,121     105
IN        130     125     125     100   10.60   10.50   1,378   1,313      95
IA        570     540     520      96   11.20   11.35   6,384   6,129      96
KS         85      92      87      95   10.90   10.75     927     989     107
MI         54      56      55      98   10.50   10.85     567     608     107
MN        310     310     270      87   11.40   11.85   3,534   3,674     104
MO        255     265     245      92   10.60   11.10   2,703   2,942     109
NE        195     195     185      95   11.45   11.70   2,233   2,282     102
NC        475     480     445      93   10.15   10.55   4,821   5,064     105

OH         99     104     110     106   10.60   11.40   1,049   1,186     113
OK        205     220     215      98   10.60   10.85   2,173   2,387     110
PA         52      57      57     100      11   11.20     572     638     112
SD        127     138     144     104   11.65      12   1,480   1,656     112
TX         67      68      62      91   10.40   10.40     697     707     101
UT         37      41      41     100      10   11.50     370     472     128

OtrSt 3/
          189     213     208      98   10.09   10.47   1,906   2,231     117

US      3,205   3,265   3,118      95   10.76   11.09  34,496  36,205     105

1/ Number of pigs born September-November that were still on hand December 1, or
had been sold.
2/ Intentions.
3/ Individual State estimates not available for the 34 Other States.
Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, by the National
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United
States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Reliability of Quarterly Hog Estimates
[Based on data for the previous 20 quarters]

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

                          Average  Smallest   Largest Below latest Above latest

                        %                       (1,000)            (number)
All hogs and pigs
              1       1.7       573         0     1,710        10         8

Pig crop
            1.7       2.9       425         0     1,104        11         7

Expected farrowings

  Second intentions
            2.3         4        56         2       129        17         3

  First intentions
            2.4       4.1        59         8       145        16         4


Quarterly Hogs and Pigs: Released September 24, 2020, 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                   77,629                     2020                   1,988
  Jun                   79,634                     2020                   1,964
  Sep                   79,099                     2020                   1,988
  Dec                   83,741                    1,943                   1,866

Market
  Mar                   71,254                     2020                   1,988
  Jun                   73,308                     2020                   1,964
  Sep                   72,766                     2020                   1,988
  Dec                   72,577                     2019                   1,963

Pig crop
  Decy1/
                        34,734                     2020                   1,970
  Mar                   34,933                     2020                   1,970
  Jun                   36,369                     2019                   1,970
  Sep                   36,205                     2019                   1,970

                      (number)                                            (year)
Pigs per litter
  Decy1/
                            11                     2020                   1,970
  Mar                    11.01                     2020                   1,970
  Jun                    11.11                     2019                   1,970
  Sep                    11.09                     2019                   1,970

1/ December preceding year.

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