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Quarterly hog and pig numbers released

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Iowa: On Sept. 1 there were 20.6 million hogs and pigs on Iowa farms according to the latest National Agricultural Statistics Service Hogs and Pigs report, Sept. 28. The Sept. 1 inventory was up over 2 percent from a year ago and became the highest inventory on record.

The June 2012-August 2012 pig crop was 5.07 million head. A total of 485,000 sows farrowed with an average litter size of 10.45 pigs per sow.

As of Sept. 1, producers planned to farrow 480,000 head of sows and gilts in the September-November 2012 quarter. Farrowing intentions for the December 2012-February 2013 period were estimated at 475,000 as of Sept. 1.

Kansas: The Sept. 1 inventory of hogs and pigs on Kansas farms totaled 1.89 million head, down less than 1 percent from Sept. 1, 2011, but 6 percent above June 1.

Hogs and pigs kept for breeding purposes totaled 170,000 head, down 6 percent from September

2011, but unchanged from June 1. Breeding stock accounted for 9 percent of all hogs and pigs.

Market hogs, at 1.72 million head, accounted for the remaining inventory. Market hog inventory was unchanged from a year ago, but up 7 percent from June 1. Market hogs weighing less than 50 pounds totaled 520,000 head, unchanged from a year ago. The 50-119 pound weight group, at 380,000 head, was up 1 percent from a year ago. The 120-179 pound weight group totaled 310,000 head, up 2 percent from a year ago. The 180 pound and over weight group, at 510,000 head, was down 2 percent from a year ago.

The June-August pig crop, at 833,000 head, was almost unchanged from 2011. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 85,000 head, down 3,000 head from last year with a litter rate of 9.80 pigs, up 4percent from the previous year.

Kansas hog producers intend to farrow 88,000 sows in the September - November quarter, up 1 percent from the actual farrowings of the preceding year. For the December - February quarter, expected farrowings are estimated at 89,000 sows, up 9 percent from last year.

Minnesota: Hog producers had an inventory of 8.10 million hogs and pigs on Sept. 1 in Minnesota, up 3 percent from last year and up 4 percent from the June 1, figure, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Minnesota Field Office. This is a record high inventory for any quarter. Breeding inventory totaled 560 thousand head, unchanged from a year earlier and unchanged from June 1. Market hogs and pigs at 7.54 million head, were up 3 percent from a year ago and up 4 percent from June 1.

Minnesota's June-August 2012 pig crop totaled 3.11 million head, up 3 percent from a year earlier and up 3 percent from the March-May 2012 pig crop. The 300 thousand sows that farrowed averaged 10.35 pigs per litter, up from 10.25 a year ago.

Hog producers in Minnesota intend to farrow 295 thousand sows during the September-November 2012 quarter. If realized, this would be unchanged from actual sows farrowed during the same period a year earlier. Producers intend to farrow 290 thousand sows during the December 2012-February 2013 quarter. If realized, this would be unchanged from actual sows farrowed during the same period in 2012.

Missouri: The Sept. 1 inventory of Missouri hogs and pigs is estimated at 2.90 million head according to the Missouri Agricultural Statistics Service. This is an increase of 150,000 from June, the second quarter in a row with a significant size increase in total hogs and pigs.

Hog and pig numbers are equal to Sept. 1, 2011, level. Breeding hogs are estimated at 360,000 head, and market hogs are estimated at 2.54 million head, both unchanged from last September.

The June-August pig crop is estimated at 1.961 million head, a two percent decline from the same period last year, but a three percent increase over last quarter's total estimated pig crop. Farrowings, at 185,000 sows, is unchanged from last quarter but down 5,000 sows from a year ago. Pigs saved per litter is at 10.6, versus 10.5 from the same quarter last year.

Missouri hog producers intend to farrow 180,000 sows during September-November, 5,000 head less than the number of heads that were actually farrowed during the same period a year earlier. During December-February, hog producers expect to farrow 185,000 sows, equal to the actual farrowings during the same period a year earlier.

Nebraska: Inventory of all hogs and pigs on Sept. 1 in Nebraska was 3.15 million head, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Nebraska Field Office. This was down 3 percent from Sept. 1, 2011, but up 2 percent from June 1. Breeding hog inventory, at 380,000 head, was equal to Sept. 1, 2011, but down 1 percent from last quarter. Market hog inventory, at 2.77 million head, was down 3 percent from last year but up 2 percent from last quarter.

The June-August 2012 Nebraska pig crop, at 1.79 million head, was down 6 percent from 2011. Sows farrowing during the period totaled 170,000 head, down 6 percent from last year. Nebraska hog producers intend to farrow 170,000 sows during the September-November 2012 quarter, down 6 percent from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago. Intended farrowings for December 2012-February 2013 are 165,000 sows, down 6 percent from the actual farrowings during the same period the previous year

Oklahoma: Oklahoma's inventory of all hogs and pigs on Sept. 1, was estimated at 2.31 million head, down 1 percent from

Sept. 1, 2011, but up 2 percent from June 1. The breeding inventory of 410,000 head was up 3 percent from last year. The market hog inventory was down 2 percent from the previous year, totaling 1.90 million head. Weight group breakdowns consisted of 800,000 pigs in the under 50-pound group; 380,000 in the 50-119 pound group; 250,000 in the 120-179 pound group; and 470,000 pigs in the 180 pound plus group.

The June-August 2012 pig crop totaled 1.89 million head, up 3percent from 2011, and up 2 percent from last quarter. The 190,000 sows farrowed were unchanged from the number farrowed during the previous quarter.

South Dakota: The state's Sept. 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs was 1.29 million head, down 2 percent from one year ago and down 1 percent from June 1, according to the South Dakota office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Breeding stock totaled 175,000 head, up 3 percent from September 2011 but down 3 percent from June 2012. Market hogs totaled 1,115,000 head, down 3 percent from last year and down slightly by 5,000 head from this June.

The June through August pig crop was 960,000 head, up 5 percent from 918,000 head last year. During the quarter 95,000 sows farrowed, up 6 percent from 2011 and up 1 percent from last quarter. Pigs per litter averaged 10.10, down from the previous year's 10.20. Producers intend to farrow 89,000 sows during September through November, 1 percent below the actual farrowings a year ago. Intentions for December 2012 through February 2013 are for 88,000 farrowings, the same level as actual farrowings one year earlier.

Texas: The Sept. 1 Texas hog and pig inventory, at 850 thousand head, was 8 percent higher than

September 2011. The number of breeding hogs totaled 90.0 thousand head, up 10 thousand head from last year. The Sept. 1 market hog inventory was up 7 percent from a year ago at 760 thousand head, 89 percent of the total hog and pig inventory.

The June-August 2012 Texas pig crop totaled 391 thousand head, 23 percent above last year. Pigs per litter averaged 8.5, down 1 percent from the previous year. State Director, Doug Rundle, reported that 46.0 thousand sows farrowed in Texas during June 2012 through August 2012, up 24 percent from last year.

United States: Inventory of all hogs and pigs on Sept. 1 was 67.5 million head. This was up slightly from Sept. 1, 2011, and up 3 percent from June 1. Breeding inventory, at 5.79 million head, was down slightly from last year, and down 1 percent from the previous quarter.

Market hog inventory, at 61.7 million head, was up slightly from last year, and up 3 percent from last quarter.

The June-August 2012 pig crop, at 29.3 million head, was down slightly from 2011. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 2.89 million head, down 1 percent from 2011. The sows farrowed during this quarter represented 49 percent of the breeding herd. The average pigs saved per litter was a record high 10.13 for the June-August period, compared to 10.03 last year. Pigs saved per litter by size of operation ranged from 7.60 for operations with 1-99 hogs and pigs to 10.20 for operations with more than 5,000 hogs and pigs.

United States hog producers intend to have 2.85 million sows farrow during the September-November 2012 quarter, down 3 percent from the actual farrowings during the same period in 2011, and down 1 percent from 2010. Intended farrowings for December-February 2013, at 2.82 million sows, are down 1 percent from 2012 and down 1 percent from 2011.

Date: 10/8/2012



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