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United States and Canadian hog inventory down 4 percent

United States and Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs for June 2014 was 75.1 million head. This was down 4 percent from June 2013, and down 5 percent from June 2012.

Monday 1 September 2014 (3 years 8 months 21 days ago)

United States and Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs for June 2014 was 75.1 million head. This was down 4 percent from June 2013, and down 5 percent from June 2012. The breeding inventory, at 7.08 million head, was down slightly from a year ago and equal to 2012. Market hog inventory, at 68.0 million head, was down 4 percent from last year and down 6 percent from 2012. The semi-annual pig crop, at 68.1 million head, was down 4 percent from 2013 and down 5 percent from 2012. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 6.93 million head, up 1 percent from last year but down 2 percent from 2012.

United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on June 1, 2014 was 62.1 million head. This was down 5 percent from June 1, 2013 and down 1 percent from March 1, 2014. The breeding inventory, at 5.85 million head, was down slightly from last year but up slightly from the previous quarter. Market hog inventory, at 56.3 million head, was down 5 percent from last year, and down 1 percent from last quarter. The pig crop, at 27.4 million head, was down 5 percent from 2013 and down 8 percent from 2012. Sows farrowed during this period totaled 2.80 million head, down slightly from 2013 and down 5 percent from 2012.

Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs on July 1, 2014 was 12.9 million head. This was up 1 percent from July 1, 2013 and up 2 percent from July 1, 2012. The breeding inventory, at 1.22 million head, was up 1 percent from last year and up 1 percent from 2012. Market hog inventory, at 11.7 million head, was up 1 percent from last year and up 3 percent from 2012. The semi-annual pig crop, at 13.4 million head, was down 3 percent from 2013 and down 5 percent from 2012. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 1.26 million head, down 2 percent from last year and down 3 percent from 2012.

Thursday August 21, 2014/ NASS- USDA/ United States.
http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu

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