Carabao Situation Report, October-December 2019

October 2019 to December 2019


The October to December 2019 total carabao production of 42.54 thousand metric tons, liveweight, decreased by 2.0 percent, from the 2018 output of 43.40 thousand metric tons, liveweight.

Relative to their 2018 production levels, eight regions recorded a decline in production during the period. Ilocos Region reported the highest decrease of 24.3 percent, from 2.67 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 2.02 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2019.

Among the regions, Western Visayas was the highest producer of carabao at 5.68 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by Eastern Visayas and ARMM with production of 4.73 thousand metric tons, liveweight and 4.55 thousand metric tons, liveweight, respectively. These three regions accounted for 35.2 percent of the country’s total carabao production. (Table 1)

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