Chicken Situation Report, April-June 2019
The total volume of chicken production in April to June 2019 was 477.11 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 3.1 percent higher compared with the previous year’s level of 462.70 thousand metric tons, liveweight.
Twelve regions registered increases in production during the period relative to their levels in 2018. The highest increment in production was reported in Eastern Visayas at 32.4 percent, from 13.10 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 17.34 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2019.
Among the regions, Central Luzon was the top producer of chicken at 179.29 thousand metric tons, liveweight, accounting for 37.6 percent of the total chicken production. This was followed by CALABARZON and Northern Mindanao with corresponding shares of 16.9 percent and 7.9 percent. Of the total chicken produced in the country, more than half or 62.4 percent were from these regions. (Table 1)