Cattle Situation Report, October-December 2019

October 2019 to December 2019

Production


The October to December 2019 total cattle production was 74.85 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 1.8 percent lower than the 2018 output of 76.22 thousand metric tons, liveweight.

Relative to their levels in 2018, eight regions recorded decreases in production. Western Visayas reported the biggest decline of 9.3 percent, from 6.93 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 6.29 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2019.

Among the regions, Northern Mindanao was the highest producer of cattle at 9.88 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by CALABARZON and Central Visayas with production levels of 9.07 thousand metric tons and 6.97 thousand metric tons, liveweight, respectively. These regions accounted for 34.6 percent of the country’s total cattle production. (Table 1)

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