How many pigs are there in Indiana? What do they eat? How big do they get? Just the facts here.
Number of pork farms in the United States
Number of pigs marketed in the United States each year
Number of pigs marketed in Indiana each year (Indiana is the number five pork producer in the United States—Iowa is number one.)
Percentage of pork farms that produce 100 or less pigs per year
Percentage of pork farms that produce over 5000 pigs per year
Number of people employed by pork farms in Indiana
Number one pork producer in the world (United States is number three behind Brazil)
mature, female pig
immature, female pig
intact male pig
castrated male pig
3 months, 3 weeks, and 3 days
Gestation (pregnancy) period of a pig
Average number of piglets per litter
Corn and Soybeans
Main components of most pig feeds. Corn provides energy. Soy provides protein and fat.
Weight at which most pigs are sold
Time required for a pig to reach 265 lbs.
Pounds of feed required to produce one pound on a pig (averaged over the first six months)
Pork as a percentage of total meat eaten worldwide (pork is the most widely eaten meat)
Most popular lunch sandwich in the United States (peanut butter and jelly is number three)
Favorite cut of pork in the United States
Internal temperature that should be achieved in cooking pork
Old nickname for Cincinnati, OH based on the amount of pork it produced
Original name for hot dogs
Year of the first heart valve transport in a human using a pig heart valve
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