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United States and Canadian hog inventory up

United States and Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs for December 2015 was 81.6 million head. This was up 1 percent from December 2014, and up 5 percent from December 2013.

Thursday 10 March 2016 (2 years 9 months 2 days ago)
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United States and Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs for December 2015 was 81.6 million head. This was up 1 percent from December 2014, and up 5 percent from December 2013.

United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on December 1, 2015 was 68.3 million head. This was up 1 percent from December 1, 2014 and up slightly from September 1, 2015. The breeding inventory, at 6.00 million head, was up 1 percent from last year and up slightly from the previous quarter. Market hog inventory, at 62.3 million head, was up 1 percent from last year, and up slightly from last quarter. The pig crop, at 30.3 million head, was down 1 percent from 2014 but up 7 percent from 2013. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 2.88 million head, down 4 percent from 2014 but up 3 percent from 2013.

Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs on January 1, 2016 was 13.3 million head. This was up 1 percent from January 1, 2015 and up 2 percent from January 1, 2014. The breeding inventory, at 1.24 million head, was up 2 percent from last year and up 2 percent from 2014. Market hog inventory, at 12.0 million head, was up 1 percent from last year and up 2 percent from 2014. The semi-annual pig crop, at 14.5 million head, was up 6 percent from 2015 and up 7 percent from 2014. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 1.29 million head, up 4 percent from last year and up 4 percent from 2014.

Tuesday March 8, 2016/ NASS-USDA/ United states.
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