Goat Situation Report, October-December 2019

October 2019 to December 2019


As of 01 January 2020, the total inventory of goat was estimated at 3.81 million heads. This was 1.5 percent higher than its previous year’s level of 3.76 million heads.

Inventory of goat in backyard farms posted an increase of 1.4 percent compared with its previous year’s level of 3.71 million heads. Likewise, stocks in commercial farms at 51.77 thousand heads went up by 11.4 percent from the previous year’s level of 46.48 thousand heads.

The top three regions in terms of inventory were Central Visayas, Western Visayas, and Ilocos Region with shares of 14.1 percent,13.6 percent and 12.3 percent, respectively. These  regions accounted for 40.0 percent of the country’s total goat inventory in 2019.  (Table 2)

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