Carabao Situation Report, April-June 2019

April 2019 to June 2019

Production


The total volume of carabao production in January to March 2019 was 30.40 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 2.5 percent lower than the 31.19 thousand metric tons, liveweight output in 2018.

Twelve regions posted declines in production, ranging from 0.1 percent to 7.0 percent. The biggest decline in production was recorded in Davao Region, from 2.59 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 2.40 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2019.

Western Visayas was the highest producer of carabao at 5.71 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by Ilocos Region with 2.61 thousand metic tons, liveweight and Bicol Region with 2.49 thousand metric tons, liveweight. These three regions contributed 35.6 percent to country’s total carabao production. (Table 1)

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