LINCOLN — Nebraska’s inventory of all hogs and pigs on Sept. 1 was 3.75 million head was up 9 percent from Sept. 1, 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Other Sept. 1, 2019, report numbers compared to 2018 include:

- Breeding hogs — 450,000 head, up 5 percent.

- Market hogs — 3.30 million head, up 9 percent.

- June-August 2019 pig crop — 2.21 million head, up 6 percent.

- June-August 2019 sows farrowing — 190,000 head, up 3 percent.

- June-August 2019 average pigs saved per litter — 11.65, compared to 11.30.

- Intended September-November farrowings — 205,000 sows, up 8 percent from the 2018 actual.

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