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Hog & Pig Farming in the US: Market Research Report

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Hog & Pig Farming Market Research Report | NAICS 11221 | Mar 2016

Pigs fly: Profit and revenue return to healthy levels as downstream demand remains high

IBISWorld’s Hog & Pig Farming market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$29bn
Annual Growth 11-16
4.6%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
55,206
Businesses
22,718
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Hog and Pig Farming industry has worked itself out of a dirty corner. The industry grew strongly as demand for pork products resurged, evidenced by double-digit growth in processed meat exports and higher prices for farmers. But revenue will decline in the five years to 2021 alongside the price of red meat... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Concentration in the Hog and Pig Farming industry is low compared to other US economic sectors; however, the large number of corporate hog and pig farms makes the industry more concentrated than most other American livestock industries. The top three companies in the industry are expected to account for about 20.0% of industry revenue in 2015. Concentration has been rising over the past five years as independently operated farms decrease in numbers; in fact, according to a report for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the number of hog farms has declined by over 70.0% in the past 15 years... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Hog & Pig Farming Industry?

Establishments in this industry farm hogs and pigs in operations that include breeding, farrowing, weaning and raising feeder pigs or market-size hogs. The term "pig" usually refers to the domestic mammal when it is young or small, while "hog" is the name typically given to domesticated pigs that weigh more than 120 pounds. While hog feedlots are included in the industry, the transportation of the livestock is excluded.

Industry Products
Market hogsFeeder pigsCull stockBreeding stock
 
Industry Activities
Farrow-to-finish operationsFeeder pig farmingHog feedlots (except stockyards for transportation)Hog and pig farms (including breeding, farrowing, nursery and finishing activities)Weaning pig operations


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