How To Estimate the Weight of Live Hogs

Estimating Weight of Hogs by
Heart Girth and Length Measurements

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The Following table shows how hogs weight can be determined using a tape measure.

How to Measure Your Hogs.

Measure the hog's Length in inches from a point mid-way between the ears to the base of its tail. Keep the tape centered on the top of the back with the hog standing squarely, head in normal position.
Measure the hog's Heart Girth in inches just back of the front legs and pull the tape tight enough to depress the flesh slightly

 

The Following Table Indicates Hog Weight:

Long HogsMediumShort Hogs
Heart
Girth
Inches
Length
in
Inches
Weight
in
Pounds
Weight
in
Pounds
Length
in
Inches
Weight
in
Pounds
313811510534100
313812011034104
323912511535109
323913012035112
333913512535118
334014012937123
344014513437128
344015014037132
354115614638137
354116015438144
364217216239152
364219016839157
374219317539162
374219517739165
384319718040170
384319918440173
394420018840176
394420219041178
404420419241180
404520719441183
414521019842187
414521420042191
424521920642195
4246224210043199
434623021543204
434623522143209
444624022743215
444724523344220
454725023944225
454725524444230
464726024944235
464726525444240
474727025944245

Last Updated - Saturday, October 04, 2008 12:42 PM