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Swine Situation Report, July-September 2023



As of 30 September 2023, the country’s total swine inventory was estimated at 9.86 million heads. This was 2.1 percent lower than the previous year’s same period count of 10.07 million heads. About 67.5 percent of the country’s swine population came from smallhold farms, while the remaining 29.2 percent and 3.3 percent were from commercial and semi-commercial farms, respectively. (Figure 2)



CALABARZON recorded the highest swine population of 1.35 million heads as of 30 September 2023. This was followed by Central Luzon and Northern Mindanao with corresponding inventories of 1.06 million heads and 1.03 million heads. These three regions accounted for 34.9 percent share to the country’s total swine population during the period.(Figure 3)