As of July 1, 2018, total inventory of goat was 3.78 million heads. This was 0.18 percent higher than last year’s stocks of 3.77 million heads. (Table 2) Inventory of goat in backyard farms went up by 0.22 percent while commercial stocks declined by 2.98 percent. Central Visayas, Western Visayas and Ilocos Region were the top three (3) regions in terms of goat population. These regions shared 39.33 percent of the country’s total goat inventory.