USDA Data Show All Hogs/Pigs Up 0.2% vs '22, Near Expectations
The government's quarterly hogs and pigs report Thursday pegged the number of swine on U.S. farms as of March 1 at 0.2% above a year ago and nearly on target with what the participating analysts had predicted on average.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported the nation's hog and pig herd at 72.860 million head, slightly below the average of analysts' estimates which represented a herd of about 72.907 million.
In the quarterly inventory data, the USDA reported the nation's swine breeding herd as of March 1 at...
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