Cattle Situation Report, January-March 2019

January 2019 to March 2019

Production


The total volume of cattle production in January to March of 2019 was 61.31 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 0.1 percent higher than the 61.26 thousand metric tons, liveweight output in 2018. (Table 1)

Nine regions recorded increases in production, ranging from 0.2 percent to 2.2 percent. The highest increment in production was reported in Northern Mindanao, from 9,807 metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 10,027 metric tons, liveweight in 2019.

Among the regions, Northern Mindanao was the highest producer of cattle at 10,027 metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by Ilocos Region and Central Visayas with 6,990 metric tons, liveweight and 6,074 metric tons, liveweight, respectively. These regions contributed 37.7 percent to the country’s total cattle production.

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