Swine Industry Performance Report
As of July 1, 2016 th e total swine population stood at 12.50 million heads. This was 1.38 percent higher than last year’s inventory of 12.33 million heads. Stocks in backyard farms increased by 1.78 percent. Likewise, stocks in commercial farms grew by 0.68 percent compared to their 2015 levels. About 64.0 percent of the total stocks were raised in backyard farms and the rest were in commercial farms.