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US Pork Industry Facts: 2002 - 2003

by 5m Editor
10 January 2003, at 12:00am

By the National Pork Board - This report provides a complete overview of the US pork industry during 2002 starting with a historical overview and ending with.... Did You Know?

Contents

HISTORY
History of the Pig and the U.S. Pork Industry

NATIONAL PORK BOARD

PORK PRODUCTION
Pork Production Overview
Production Inputs
Genetics and Breeding
Glossary of Production Terms
Symbol II Description
Swine Production Systems
Breeding and Gestation
Farrowing
Nursery
Growing and Finishing
Marketing
Prices for Pigs
Co-Products of Pork Production

MEAT CONSUMPTION
Per Capita Consumption of Meat, Poultry & Fish
Boneless Weight Equivalent
Retail Weight
World Per Capita Pork Consumption

TODAY’S PORK
Typical Market Pig
Carcass Breakdown
Fresh Pork’s Slim Story

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND LOCATION
Producer and Production Profile, 1994
Number of Farms Selling Pigs
Number of U.S. Pig Operations
Change in Market Share by Producer Size
America’s Top 100 Pig Counties
Number of Pig Operations - Inventory and Marketings, by State
U.S. Pig Production Density, 1997 (map)
Breeding Pigs-Inventory, 1997 (map)
Breeding Pigs-Change in Inventory, 1997 (map)
Hogs and Pigs Inventory, 1997 (map)
Hogs and Pigs Change in Inventory, 1997 (map)
Number of Pig Operations - by Inventory Size

INDUSTRY PRODUCTIVITY
Productivity Measures of U.S. Pig Herd
Live to Retail Weights
Pigs Weaned per Litter (graph)
Retail Meat per Pig (graph)

SLAUGHTER & PRODUCTION
Livestock Slaughter and Meat Production

FINANCIAL DATA
Pig/Corn Price Ratio
Pig Prices Received by Farmers
Cash Receipts from Animal Commodities
Pig Prices, Costs and Profit/Loss Margins
for Finishing Feeder Pigs
Cost of Finishing Market Pigs
Average Costs of Producing 50 lb. Feeder Pigs
Estimated Costs and Returns for Iowa Swine
Production Enterprises
Retail Meat Prices and Pork Price Spreads

PORK PACKING SECTOR
Estimated Daily Slaughter Capacity

IMPORT/EXPORT
U.S. Pork Exports, Imports and Net Exports
Top 10 Pork Exporting Countries
Top 15 Pork Producing Countries
Top 10 U.S. Pork Export Markets
Top 10 World Pork Import Markets

MORE THAN FOOD
Drugs & Pharmaceuticals
By-Products of Pigs

DID YOU KNOW?

STATE PORK PRODUCERS ASSOCIATIONS To read this 34 page pdf report please Click Here
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Source - National pork Board - January 2003