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United States Hog Inventory Up 2 Percent , NE Up 9, IA Up 7 and KS Up 2 | KRVN Radio

United States Hog Inventory Up 2 Percent , NE Up 9, IA Up 7 and KS Up 2

United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on September 1, 2016 was 70.9 million head. This was up 2 percent from September 1, 2015, and up 4 percent from June 1, 2016.

Breeding inventory, at 6.02 million head, was up 1 percent from last year, and up 1 percent from the previous quarter.

Market hog inventory, at 64.8 million head, was up 3 percent from last year, and up 4 percent from last quarter.

The June-August 2016 pig crop, at 32.0 million head, was up 2 percent from 2015. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 3.02 million head, up slightly from 2015. The sows farrowed during this quarter represented 51 percent of the breeding herd. The average pigs saved per litter was a record high 10.58 for the June-August period, compared to 10.39 last year. Pigs saved per litter by size of operation ranged from 8.20 for operations with 1-99 hogs and pigs to 10.60 for operations with more than 5,000 hogs and pigs.

Nebraska inventory of all hogs and pigs on September 1, 2016, was 3.55 million head, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This was up 9 percent from September 1, 2015, and up 3 percent from June 1, 2016.

Breeding hog inventory, at 420,000 head, was up 2 percent from September 1, 2015, but down 1 percent from last quarter. Market hog inventory, at 3.13 million head, was up 10 percent from last year, and up 3 percent from last quarter.

The June – August 2016 Nebraska pig crop, at 2.10 million head, was up 5 percent from 2015. Sows farrowed during the period totaled 185,000 head, up 3 percent from last year. The average pigs saved per litter was a record high 11.35 for the June – August period, compared to 11.10 last year.

Nebraska hog producers intend to farrow 185,000 sows during the September – November 2016 quarter, up 3 percent from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago. Intended farrowings for December 2016 – February 2017 are 180,000 sows, up 3 percent from the actual farrowings during the same period the previous year.

Iowa saw a record high 22.0 million hogs and pigs.  The September 1 inventory was up 7 percent from the previous quarter and up 2 percent from the previous year. The June-August quarterly pig crop was 5.50 million head, up 4 percent from the previous quarter but virtually unchanged from last year. A total of 500,000 sows farrowed during this quarter. The average pigs saved per litter was 11.0 for the June-August quarter, tied with the September-November 2015 quarter for the highest pigs per litter on record. As of September 1, producers planned to farrow 490,000 sows and gilts in the September-November quarter and 490,000 head during the December 2016-February 2017 quarter.

Kansas inventory of all hogs and pigs on September 1, 2016, was 2.00 million head, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This was up 2 percent from September 1, 2015, and up 3 percent from June 1, 2016.

Breeding hog inventory, at 180,000 head, was unchanged from September 1, 2015, but up 3 percent from last quarter. Market hog inventory, at 1.82 million head, was up 2 percent from last year, and up 3 percent from last quarter.

The June – August 2016 Kansas pig crop, at 935,000 head, was up 1 percent from 2015. Sows farrowed during the period totaled 89,000 head, down 1 percent from last year. The average pigs saved per litter was a record high 10.50 for the June – August period, compared to 10.30 last year.

Kansas hog producers intend to farrow 84,000 sows during the September – November 2016 quarter, down 2 percent from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago. Intended farrowings for December 2016 – February 2017 are 86,000 sows, down 4 percent from the actual farrowings during the same period the previous year.

 

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