[Table] USDA Hogs and Pigs -- Sows Farrowing, Pig Crop, and Pigs per Litter

[Table] USDA Hogs and Pigs -- Sows Farrowing, Pig Crop, and Pigs per Litter

Sows Farrowing, Pig Crop, and Pigs per Litter - United States: 2019-2022
[December preceding year. Blank data cells indicate estimation period has not yet begun]
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: : : : : 2021 as percent of : 2022 as
Item : 2019 : 2020 : 2021 : 2022 :-------------------------: percent
: : : : : 2019 : 2020 : of 2021
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: ---------------- 1,000 head ---------------- ---------- percent ----------
Sows farrowing ...........:
December-February 2/ ...: 3,098 3,068 2,922 2,962 94 95 101
March-May ..............: 3,132 3,149 3,067 98 97
December-May 1/ ........: 6,231 6,217 5,989 96 96
:
June-August ............: 3,274 3,260 3,046 93 93
September-November 3/ ..: 3,197 3,132 3,000 94 96
June-November 1/ 4/ ....: 6,471 6,392 6,046 93 95
:
Pig crop .................:
December-February ......: 33,164 33,745 31,978 96 95
March-May ..............: 34,455 34,644 33,584 97 97
December-May 1/ ........: 67,619 68,389 65,563 97 96
:
June-August ............: 36,370 36,056 33,900 93 94
September-November .....: 35,459 34,614
June-November 1/ .......: 71,829 70,671
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: ------------------ number ----------------- ---------- percent ----------
:
Pigs per litter ..........:
December-February ......: 10.70 11.00 10.94 102 99
March-May ..............: 11.00 11.00 10.95 100 100
December-May ...........: 10.85 11.00 10.95 101 100
:
June-August ............: 11.11 11.06 11.13 100 101
September-November .....: 11.09 11.05
June-November ..........: 11.10 11.06
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1/ May not add due to rounding.
2/ Intentions for 2022.
3/ Intentions for 2021.
4/ Actual farrowings for June-August plus intentions for September-November.