Chicken Situation Report, January-March 2022

January 2022 to March 2022


As of 31 March 2022, the total chicken inventory was estimated at 187.66 million birds. This was 2.4 percent higher compared with the previous year’s same period inventory of 183.27 million birds. Inventory of broiler chicken and layer chicken grew by 10.7 percent and 0.5 percent, respectively. On the other hand, native/improved chicken population declined by -2.3 percent. Of the total chicken population, native/improved chicken accounted for 43.0 percent, followed by broiler chicken with 33.7 percent share and layer chicken with 23.3 percent share. (Figure 2)

Central Luzon reported the highest total chicken population of 33.92 million birds during the period. This was followed by CALABARZON and Northern Mindanao with corresponding inventories of 25.49 million birds and 21.99 million birds. These three regions accounted for 43.4 percent of the total chicken inventory in the country. 

Western Visayas had the highest inventory of native/improved chicken with 13.52 million birds. Broiler chicken inventory was highest in Central Luzon with 17.55 million birds, while CALABARZON shared the highest inventory of layer chicken with 15.35 million birds.

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