Goat Situation Report, April-June 2020

April 2020 to June 2020

Production


The total goat production from April to June 2020 was estimated at 14.20 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 19.3 percent lower than the output in the same quarter of 2019 of 17.59 thousand metric tons, liveweight.

Central Visayas was the top producer of goat during the quarter with   2.14 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by Northern Mindanao and Ilocos Region with corresponding productions of 1.79 thousand metric tons, liveweight, and 1.70 thousand metric tons, liveweight. These three regions accounted for 39.6 percent of the country’s total goat production.

During the quarter, 14 regions recorded decreases in production relative to their levels in the same period a year ago. Ilocos Region had the highest annual decrease of 47.3 percent as it exhibited an output of 1.70 thousand metric tons, liveweight, this quarter from 3.22 thousand metric tons, liveweight, in the same period a year ago. (Figure 1 and Table 1)

 

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