Kansas inventory of all hogs and pigs September 1, 2022, was 1.93 million head, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This was down 6 percent from September 1, 2021, but up 1 percent from June 1, 2022.
Breeding hog inventory, at 160,000 head, was down 3 percent from September 1, 2021, but up 3 percent from last quarter. Market hog inventory, at 1.77 million head, was down 6 percent from last year, but up 1 percent from last quarter.
The June - August 2022 Kansas pig crop, at 927,000 head, was down 2 percent from 2021. Sows farrowed during the period totaled 85,000 head, down 3 percent from last year. The average pigs saved per litter was 10.90 for the June - August period, compared to 10.80 last year.
Kansas hog producers intend to farrow 82,000 sows during the September - November 2022 quarter, down 4 percent from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago. Intended farrowings for December 2022 - February 2023 are 77,000 sows, down 6 percent from the actual farrowings during the same period a year ago.