Swine Situation Report, July-September 2019

July 2019 to September 2019


As of 01 October 2019, the total inventory of swine in the country was estimated at 13.01 million heads. This represents a decrease of 0.9 percent compared with the previous year’s stocks of 13.13 million heads.

In backyard farms, swine inventory at 8.20 million heads decreased by 1.7 percent from the previous year’s count of 8.34 million heads. On the other hand, stocks in commercial farms at 4.81 million heads increased by 0.6 percent from the previous year’s level of 4.78 million heads.

Among the regions, Central Luzon recorded the highest swine inventory of 2.21 million heads. This was followed by CALABARZON and Western Visayas with stocks of 1.57 million heads and 1.27 million heads, respectively. The combined stocks of these three regions accounted for 38.8 percent of the country’s total swine inventory. (Table 2)

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