Kansas inventory of all hogs and pigs on June 1, 2022, was 1.91 million head, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This was down 2% from June 1, 2021, but up 3% from March 1, 2022.
Breeding hog inventory, at 155,000 head, was down 11% from June 1, 2021, but unchanged from last quarter. Market hog inventory, at 1.76 million head, was down 1% from last year, but up 3% from last quarter.
The March - May 2022 Kansas pig crop, at 884,000 head, was down 2% from 2021. Sows farrowed during the period totaled 85,000 head, down 3% from last year. The average pigs saved per litter was 10.40 for the March - May period, compared to 10.20 last year.
Kansas hog producers intend to farrow 80,000 sows during the June - August 2022 quarter, down 9% from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago. Intended farrowings for September - November 2022 are 81,000 sows, down 5% from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago.