Hogs and Pigs

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Shortly after the first settlement of the Northwest Territory in 1788, settlers began to keep significant numbers of hogs.

Recent Changes in Hog Inventory (Count)

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Year Acres
19473,000,000
19552,800,000
19652,200,000
19751,700,000
19852,000,000
19951,900,000

In 1992, 9,392 farms in Ohio had more than 1.9 million Hogs and Pigs. The total number of animals in the top eight counties were:

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County Hogs
Darke115,000
Mercer138,000
Clinton73,000
Fulton81,000
Preble67,000
Putnam96,000
Holmes65,000
Wayne61,000