Chicken Situation Report, January-March 2021

January 2021 to March 2021

Inventory


As of 01 April 2021, the total chicken inventory in the country was estimated at 179.13 million birds.  This was 0.6 percent higher than the previous year’s same period count of 178.08 million birds. Broiler chicken and layer chicken inventory increased by 1.1 percent and 5.6 percent, respectively. On the other hand, stocks of native/improved chicken decreased by -2.2 percent. (Figure 2)

Among the regions, Central Luzon reported the highest total chicken inventory with 26.98 million birds. This was followed by CALABARZON with 24.84 million birds and Western Visayas with 20.73 million birds. These three regions accounted for 40.6 percent of the total chicken inventory in the country. (Figure 3)

By chicken type, Western Visayas reported the highest inventory for native/improved chicken with 13.97 million birds. Broiler chicken inventory was highest in Central Luzon with 11.31 million birds while CALABARZON shared the highest inventory for layer chicken with 15.43 million birds.

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