Goat Situation Report, January-March 2019

January 2019 to March 2019

Production


The total volume of goat production during the first quarter of 2019 was 18.93 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was lower by 1.1 percent from the 2018 recorded output of 19.14 thousand metric tons, liveweight.

Eleven regions recorded decreases in production, ranging from 0.4 percent to 6.2 percent. The highest decline in production was reported in Central Luzon, from 2,727 metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 2,557 metric tons, liveweight in 2019.

Among the regions, Central Luzon was the highest producer of goat at 2,557 metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by Ilocos Region and  Central Visayas with 2,526 metric tons, liveweight and  2,436 metric tons, liveweight, respectively. The combined production of these three regions was 39.7 percent of the country’s total goat production. (Table 1)

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