As of July 1, 2018, the total duck inventory in the country stood at 11.71 million birds. It increased by 3.71 percent from last year’s count of 11.3 million birds. Duck inventories in backyard and commercial farms went up by 2.89 percent and 5.59 percent, respectively. (Table 2) Ten (10) regions recorded increases in inventory. The top three (3) were Zamboanga Peninsula, with 29.16 percent, CAR with 16.37 percent and SOCCSKSARGEN with 7.02 percent. Sixty-nine (69) percent of the total duck population were raised in backyard farms.