Goat Situation Report, April-June 2019

April 2019 to June 2019

Production


The total volume of goat production in April to June 2019 was 17.59 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 0.6 percent lower compared with the previous year’s output of 17.69 thousand metric tons, liveweight.

Relative to their levels in 2018, eight regions recorded decreases in production during the period. Among these regions, SOCCSKSARGEN reported the highest decline in production of 13.0 percent, from 1.13 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 0.98 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2019.

Among the regions, Ilocos Region was the highest producer of goat at 3.22 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by Northern Mindanao and Central Visayas with production of 2.14 thousand metric tons, and 2.08 thousand metric tons, liveweight, respectively. The combined production of these three regions accounted for 42.3 percent of the country’s total goat production. (Table 1)

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