Swine Situation Report, January-March 2019

January 2019 to March 2019

Production


The total volume of hog production in January to March 2019 was 567.42 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 1.6 percent higher than the 558.73 thousand metric tons, liveweight output in 2018.

Ten regions recorded increases in production, ranging from 1.3 percent to 9.3 percent. The highest increment in production was reported in SOCCSKSARGEN, from 28.44 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 31.08 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2019.

Central Luzon was the highest producer of hog at 111.60 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by CALABARZON and Northern Mindanao with 92.27 thousand metric tons, liveweight and 50.26 thousand metric tons, liveweight, respectively. These three regions contributed 44.9 percent to the country’s total hog production. (Table 1)

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