Iowa Ranks #1 In Country For Amount Of Pigs And Hogs


(Des Moines, IA) — Iowa continues to have the largest pig Inventory in country. The USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report shows Iowa has 23-point-six million pigs. Minnesota comes in second with eight-point-six million. Pigs currently outnumber Iowans with U.S. Census Bureau data showing an estimated three-point-two million people living in the state, about 20 million more pigs than people. Nationally, there are 73-point-one million hogs and pigs in total.