- Manyof ourrs will be astonished to learn that the nnual " hog erop" of the United States s worlh tiiree times as much as the entire cotton erop. In iheyear 1845, the value of hogs raised in the Union was ONE 11UNDRED AND SIXTY SIX MILLIONS of dollars ! The hog census in 1839, i gave the sum total ofporkersns 26,301,2ÃW,orsomethng ljke seven milhons more than the uhole population of the country. Tennessee had the largest number ; Kentucy next, and Ohio thenext; the Jatier having a little over two millions. This "standing army" ofswine it is estimated, consumes annually wo hundred millons of hushcls of corn.