Chicken Situation Report, April-June 2021

April 2021 to June 2021


As of 01 July 2021, the total chicken inventory in the country was estimated at 183.99 million birds. This was -1.3 percent lower than the previous year’s same period count of 186.49 million birds. Of the total chicken inventory, native/improved chicken contributed 45.2 percent, followed by broiler chicken with 31.1 percent share and layer chicken with 23.7 percent share. Population of native/improved chicken and broiler chicken lessened by -2.7 percent and -6.7 percent, respectively. On the other hand, layer chicken inventory improved by 10.0 percent. (Figure 2)

Among the regions, Central Luzon reported the highest total chicken inventory with 31.35 million birds. This was followed by Northern Mindanao with 23.85 million birds and CALABARZON with 22.79 million birds. These three (3) regions accounted for 42.4 percent of the total chicken inventory in the country.  

Western Visayas reported the highest inventory of native/improved chicken with 13.16 million birds.Broiler chicken inventory was highest in Central Luzon with 15.63 million birds while CALABARZON shared the highest inventory of layer chicken with 15.44 million birds. 

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