Kansas inventory of all hogs and pigs on September 1, 2021, was 2.07 million head, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This was down 1% from September 1, 2020, but up 6% from June 1, 2021.
Breeding hog inventory, at 165,000 head, was down 6% from September 1, 2020, and down 6% from last quarter. Market hog inventory, at 1.91 million head, was down 1% from last year, but up 7% from last quarter.
The June - August 2021 Kansas pig crop, at 950,000 head, was up 1% from 2020. Sows farrowed during the period totaled 88,000 head, unchanged from last year. The average pigs saved per litter was 10.80 for the June - August period, compared to 10.70 last year.
Kansas hog producers intend to farrow 89,000 sows during the September - November 2021 quarter, up 5% from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago. Intended farrowings for December 2021 - February 2022 are 88,000 sows, up 5% from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago.