USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released the March 1 Hogs & Pigs Report on March 26, 2020. All hogs and pigs totaled 77.6 million head, up 4.0% from the prior year making this the highest amount ever recorded. Hogs kept for breeding increased marginally (0.4%) to 6.4 million head. Improvements in pigs per liter continues to be the bellwether for the hog sector with this latest report at 11.00.
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