Swine Situation Report, October-December 2019

October 2019 to December 2019

Production


The October to December 2019 hog production was 597.51 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was 9.8 percent lower than the 2018 output of 662.73 thousand metric tons, liveweight.

Relative to their 2018 production levels, seven regions reported decreases in production during the period. Central Luzon reported the highest decline of 38.1 percent, from 156.94 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2018 to 97.22 thousand metric tons, liveweight in 2019.

Among the regions, CALABARZON was the highest producer of hogs at 103.10 thousand metric tons, liveweight. This was followed by Central Luzon and Northern Mindanao with production of 97.22 thousand metric tons, liveweight and 56.61 thousand metric tons, liveweight, respectively. These three regions accounted for 43.1 percent of the country’s total hog production. (Table 1)

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