United States and Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs for June 2013 was 79.6 million head. This was up slightly from June 2012, and up 2% from June 2011. The breeding inventory, at 7.10 million head, was up slightly from a year ago and up 1% from 2011. Market hog inventory, at 72.5 million head, was up slightly from last year and up 2% from 2011.

The semi-annual pig crop, at 73.1 million head, was up slightly from 2012 and up 3% from 2011. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 7.08 million head, down 1% from last year and down 1% from 2011.

United States inventory of all hogs and pigson June 1, 2013 was 66.6 million head. This was down slightly from June 1, 2012 but up 2% from March 1, 2013. The breeding inventory, at 5.88 million head, was up slightly from last year and up 1% from the previous quarter. Market hog inventory, at 60.8 million head, was down slightly from last year, but up 2% from last quarter. The March-May 2013 pig crop, at 30.1 million head, was up slightly from 2012 and up 3% from 2011. Sows farrowed during this period totaled 2.92 million head, down 2% from 2012 but up slightly from 2011.

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Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigson July 1, 2013 was 12.9 million head. This was up 1% from July 1, 2012 and up 2% from July 1, 2011. The breeding inventory, at 1.22 million head, was up slightly from last year and up 1% from 2011. Market hog inventory, at 11.7 million head, was up 1% from last year and up 2% from 2011. The semi-annual pig crop, at 13.9 million head, was down 2% from 2012 and down 1% from 2011. Sows farrowing during this period totaled 1.28 million head, down 4% from last year and down 6% from 2011.

The report was released Thursday by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. More reports can be accessed by clicking on www.usda.gov and Agency Reports.

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