U.S. and Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs for June 2011 was 76.9 million head, up 1% from June 2010 but down 3% from June 2009, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest report

The breeding inventory, at 7.10 million head, was down slightly from 2010 but up slightly from last quarter. Market hog inventory, at 69.8 million head, was up 1 percent from last year and up 2 percent from last quarter. The pig crop, at 35.7 million head, was down slightly from 2010 and down 2% from 2009. Sows farrowed during this period totaled 3.56 million head, down 2% from 2010 and down 5% from 2009.

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U.S. inventory of all hogs and pigs on June 1, 2011, was 65 million head. This was up 1% from the same time in 2010 but down 3% from 2009. The breeding inventory, at 5.80 million head, was up slightly from 2010 and last quarter. Market hog inventory, at 59.2 million head, was up 1% from 2010 numbers and up 2% from last quarter. The pig crop, at 28.9 million head, was up slightly from 2010 but down 1% from 2009. Sows farrowed during this period totaled 2.88 million head, down 2% from 2010 and down 5% from 2009.

Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs on July 1, 2011, was 11.9 million head. This was up 1% from the same time in 2010 but down 1% from 2009. The breeding inventory, at 1.30 million head, was down 1% from 2010 and last quarter. Market hog inventory, at 10.6 million head, was up 1% from 2010 and last quarter. The pig crop, at 6.8 million head, was down 3% from 2010 and down 7% from 2009. Sows farrowed during this period totaled 678,000 head, down 4% from 2010 and down 8% from 2009.