Hog inventory in NC is down significantly
North Carolina producers intend to farrow 430,000 sows during the March–May 2021 quarter and 440,000 sows during the June–August 2021 quarter.
The State’s pig crop during the December 2020 – February 2021 period totaled 4.41 million head, down 2% from the same period last year.
PIGS PER LITTER
The number of pigs saved per litter averaged 10.5 unchanged from the same quarter last year.