Swine Situation Report, April - June 2018

April 2018 to June 2018

Production


The volume of hog production for the second quarter of 2018 was 557.27 thousand metric tons. This was a recovery from a 1.32 percent decline in production recorded in the second quarter of 2017 to a 2.81 percent increase in output this period. Eight (8) regions reported increases in production. Central Luzon, the top producing region for hog, registered the highest increase with 9.37 percent. Likewise, CALABARZON and Northern Mindanao posted positive growth in production with 2.32 percent and 4.88 percent increase, respectively. These three (3) regions contributed 44.35 percent to the total hog production. (Table 1)

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