Swine Situation Report, January-March 2019

January 2019 to March 2019

Inventory


As of 01 April 2019, the total inventory of swine in the country at 12.73 million heads was 0.2 percent lower compared with its previous year’s stocks of 12.75 million heads. Population of swine in backyard farms at 8.06 million heads contracted by 1.0 percent from the previous year’s head count of 8.14 million heads. On the other hand, stocks in commercial farms at 4.67 million heads expanded by 1.2 percent from the 2018 level of 4.61 million heads.

Among the regions, Central Luzon recorded the highest inventory at 2.10 million heads. This was followed by CALABARZON and Western Visayas with corresponding inventory of 1.57 million heads and 1.26 million heads. The combined stocks from these regions accounted for 38.7 percent of the country’s total swine inventory. (Table 2)

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