Nebraska Hog Inventory Unchanged
LINCOLN, Neb. June 29, 2022 – Nebraska inventory of all hogs and pigs on June 1, 2022, was 3.50 million head, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This
was unchanged from June 1, 2021, but down 3% from March 1, 2022.
Breeding hog inventory, at 420,000 head, was down 7% from June 1, 2021, and down 2% from last quarter. Market hog inventory, at 3.08 million head, was up 1% from last year, but down
3% from last quarter.
The March – May 2022 Nebraska pig crop, at 2.15 million head, was down 3% from 2021. Sows farrowed during the period totaled 185,000 head, down 3% from last year. The average
pigs saved per litter was 11.60 for the March – May period, compared to 11.60 last year.
Nebraska hog producers intend to farrow 190,000 sows during the June – August 2022 quarter, down 5% from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago. Intended farrowings for
September – November 2022 are 190,000 sows, down 3% from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago.
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