As of 1 July 2018, the total inventory of carabao was 2,878,477 heads.This was 0.16 percent lower than the total carabao inventory in 2017.
Of the total inventory, 40.09 percent were caracow and 27.25 percent were carabull with recorded inventories of 1,154,071 heads and 784,341 heads, respectively. Yearling estimated at 477,610 heads shared 16.59 percent, while caraheifer estimated at 319,567 heads comprised 11.10 percent of the total carabao inventory. Others which composed of castrated and ready to breed carabull were estimated at 142,888 heads or 4.96 percent of the total carabao inventory. (Table 2)