Swine Situation Report, October-December 2021

October 2021 to December 2021

Inventory


As of 01 January 2022, the total swine inventory was estimated at 9.49 million heads. This was lower by -4.5 percent than the previous year’s same period population of 9.94 million heads. Inventory of swine in backyard farms declined by -7.0 percent, while in commercial farms it increased by 1.9 percent. Of the total swine population, 70.6 percent were raised in backyard farms while the remaining 29.4 percent were from commercial farms. (Figure 2)

In terms of inventory, Western Visayas reported the highest total swine population of 1.15 million heads. This was followed by Central Visayas with 1.14 million heads and CALABARZON with 1.02 million heads. These three regions accounted for 34.9 percent of the total swine inventory in the country.

Western Visayas reported the highest inventory of swine in backyard farms with 1.02 million heads while inventory in commercial farms was highest in CALABARZON with 0.72 million heads.

 

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