Carabao Situation Report, October-December 2019

October 2019 to December 2019


As of 01 January 2020, the total inventory of carabao was 0.3 percent, lower than the 2019 record of 2.87 million heads.

Carabao  population  in backyard  farms  went  down  by 0.3 percent, the previous year’s level of  2.86 million heads. On the other hand,  stocks in commercial farms build up by 2.7 percent as compared with its previous year’s record of 10.35 thousand heads.

The top three regions in terms of inventory were Bicol Region, Western Visayas and Central Luzon with shares of 11.0 percent,10.2 percent and 8.1 percent, respectively. These regions accounted for 29.3 percent of the country’s total carabao inventory. (Table 2)

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