Carabao Situation Report, April-June 2020

April 2020 to June 2020

Production


The total carabao production from April to June 2020 was estimated at 27.67 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 26.5 percent lower than the previous year’s same quarter output of 37.67 thousand metric tons, liveweight.

Among regions, Western Visayas was the top producer of carabao during the quarter with 2.91 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by Eastern Visayas and SOCCSKSARGEN with corresponding productions of 2.84 thousand metric tons, liveweight, and 2.73 thousand metric tons, liveweight. These three regions shared 0.6 percent to the country’s total carabao production.

Compared with their levels in the same period of 2019, all regions recorded decreases in production during the period with Central Visayas exhibiting the biggest decline of 65.8 percent. The region registered a production of 0.87 thousand metric tons, liveweight, this quarter from 2.55 thousand metric tons, liveweight, in the same period of 2019. (Figure 1 and Table 1)

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