Inspection of year-over-year changes in slaughter rates reveals variation across States

A map of the United States showing the percent change in hog slaughter from 2019 to 2020, broken down by color indicating which states had -70 to -30 percent change, -30 to 0 percent change, 0 to 30 percent change and >30 percent change.

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sparked a sharp decline in U.S. hog slaughter rates but each region recovered differently.

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