Swine Situation Report, April-June 2019

April 2019 to June 2019

Production


The total volume of hog production in April to June 2019 was 580.11 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 4.1 percent higher compared with the previous year’s level of 557.27 thousand metric tons, liveweight.

Relative to their levels in 2018, 14 regions recorded increases in production. Among these regions, SOCCSKSARGEN reported the highest increment in production of 9.7 percent, from 26.02 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 28.55 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2019.

Among the regions, Central Luzon was the highest producer of hog at 106.00 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by CALABARZON and Western Visayas with production of 103.43 thousand metric tons and 48.82 thousand metric tons, liveweight, respectively. These three regions contributed 44.5 percent to the country’s total hog production. (Table 1)

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