Chicken Situation Report, April-June 2019
As of 01 July 2019, the total inventory of chicken was estimated at 191.70 million birds. The inventory of layer chicken was recorded at 40.24 million birds or 6.5 percent higher than the previous year’s record of 37.77 million birds. Broiler chicken inventory grew by 6.2 percent, from 64.94 million birds in 2018 to 68.97 million birds in 2019. Native/improved chicken inventory at 82.49 million birds declined by 1.5 percent from its previous year’s level of 83.71 million birds.
Chicken is mostly raised in the regions of Central Luzon, CALABARZON, Northern Mindanao and Western Visayas. These regions accounted for more than half or 55.5 percent of the total chicken inventory in the country. (Table 2)