Swine Statistical References – Cost of Production (Hogs and Cattle)



This factsheet includes costs of production information for farrow-to-finish, farrow-to-feeder pig and feeder pig-to-market from 1991 to date and associated hyperlinks. Information is also available for feeder cattle. To go to the desired website click on the internet link provided in the third column of the references. 





  • Locate monthly estimates of cost of production for various phases from 1991 to date
  • Locate monthly returns for various phases of production
  • Locate monthly estimates of feeder pig and market hog prices
  • Locate monthly estimates of feed costs


Cost of Production

Iowa A monthly barometer of livestock profitability for hogs and feeder cattle. The Estimated Livestock Returns are calculated by John D.
Lawrence, Extension Livestock Economist at Iowa State University. (1991 to date).
Minnesota Pork production statistics of 92 farms, 2004. (Scroll down to hog section) http://www.mgt.org/fbm/reports


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