us hog operations by size and percent of inventory

Percent of U.S. Hog Inventory by Operating Size, 1998-2012

Year 1-99 Head 100 to 499 Head 500 to 999 Head 1,000 to 1,999 Head 2,000 to 4,999 Head 5,000 to 9,999 Head 10,000 to 19,999 Head 20,000 to 49,999 Head 50,000+ Head
1998 2 10 11 11 12 7 7 5 37
1999 2 9 9 10 12 8 7 6 41
2000 1 7 8 9 11 7 7 7 45
2001 1 6 7 8 11 7 7 8 47
2002 1 5 6 8 10 7 7 7 49
2003 1 5 6 8 10 8 7 7 50
2004 1 4 5 6 10 7 7 7 54
2005 1 4 4 6 9 7 7 9 55
2006 1 3 3 5 10 8 8 10 54
2007 1 3 3 5 11 8 8 9 55
2008 1 2 2 5 11 7 7 9 56
2009 1 2 2 4 10 8 7 9 57
2010 1 2 2 4 10 8 8 9 57
2011 1 2 2 4 10 7 8 9 58
2012 1 2 2 4 9 7 7 9 60

Source: USDA,Farms, Land In Farms and Livestock Operations, 1998-2011, 2012 Census of Agriculture
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