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Allendale Releases Hogs & Pigs Estimates

24 December 2012

US - Allendale has published its estimates for the Quarterly Hogs & Pigs Report due to be released on 28 December.

The organisation says high grain prices have caused breeding herd liquidation.

The Allendale estimates, as a percentage compared to last year are as follows:

  • All hogs on 1 December: 98.7
  • Kept for breeding: 99.1
  • Kept for marketing: 98.7
  • <50 pounds: 97.2
  • 50-119 pounds: 98.6
  • 120-179 pounds: 99.6
  • +180 pounds: 100.4
  • Sep/Nov farrowings: 97.4
  • Jun/Aug pigs/litter: 100.2
  • Jun/Aug pig crop: 98.6
  • Dec/Feb farrowings: 98.4
  • Mar/May farrowings: 98.5

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