Ag stats: Kansas hogs and pigs quarterly inventory report – September 1, 2021

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Published Friday, September 24, 2021

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. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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