SD Hog And Pig Inventory Down From 2012
by Associated Press
July 01, 2013 8:20 AM
The number of hogs and pigs in South Dakota on June 1 totaled 1.18 million head, up 1 percent from the previous quarter, but down 10 percent over the year.
The Agriculture Department says in a new report that the breeding hog inventory of 180,000 head was up 3 percent from the previous quarter and unchanged from 2012.
Market hogs in the state totaled 1 million head, up 1 percent from the first quarter and down 12 percent from last year.