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30 August 2016

United States and Canadian Hog Inventory Up 2 PercentUnited States and Canadian Hog Inventory Up 2 Percent


USDA Hogs and Pigs

United States and Canadian Hog Inventory Up 2 Percent

United States and Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs for June 2016 was 81.8 million head. This was up 2 percent from June 2015, and up 10 percent from June 2014. The breeding inventory, at 7.22 million head, was up 1 percent from a year ago and up 2 percent from 2014. Market hog inventory, at 74.6 million head, was up 2 percent from last year and up 11 percent from 2014. The semi-annual pig crop, at 74.3 million head, was up 1 percent from 2015 and up 11 percent from 2014. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 7.04 million head, up slightly from last year and up 3 percent from 2014.

United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on June 1, 2016 was 68.4 million head. This was up 2 percent from June 1, 2015 and up 1 percent from March 1, 2016. The breeding inventory, at 5.98 million head, was up 1 percent from last year, but down slightly from the previous quarter. Market hog inventory, at 62.4 million head, was up 2 percent from last year, and up 1 percent from last quarter. The pig crop, at 30.3 million head, was up 3 percent from 2015 and up 10 percent from 2014. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 2.90 million head, up 1 percent from 2015 and up 3 percent from 2014.

Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs on July 1, 2016 was 13.5 million head. This was up 2 percent from July 1, 2015 and up 3 percent from July 1, 2014. The breeding inventory, at 1.24 million head, was up 1 percent from last year and up 2 percent from 2014. Market hog inventory, at 12.2 million head, was up 2 percent from last year and up 4 percent from 2014. The semi-annual pig crop, at 14.4 million head, was up 2 percent from 2015 and up 7 percent from 2014. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 1.27 million head, up slightly from last year and up 2 percent from 2014.

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