Goat Situation Report, October-December 2019

October 2019 to December 2019

Production


The October to December 2019 total  goat production was 20.71 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 0.9 percent lower than the 2018 output of 20.90 thousand metric tons, liveweight.

Relative to their levels in 2018, nine regions recorded decreases in production during the period. Among these regions, Caraga reported the highest decline of 24.0 percent, from 0.20 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 0.15 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2019.

Among the regions, Central Visayas was the highest producer of goat at 3.36 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by Ilocos Region and Central Luzon with production levels of 2.72 thousand metric tons, and 2.26 thousand metric tons, liveweight, respectively. These three regions accounted for 40.2 percent of the country’s total goat production. (Table 1)

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