Performance of Philippine Agriculture, January-March 2019

Release Date: May 8, 2019

Livestock and Poultry

Livestock production posted a 1.25 percent increment. It contributed 17.11 percent to the total agricultural production. Higher outputs were recorded for cattle, hog and dairy. The gross value of livestock production amounted to PhP 75.4 billion at current prices or 0.25 percent lower from last year’s level.

Production of poultry increased by 5.41 percent during the quarter. It shared 16.74 percent in the total agricultural output. All poultry commodities exhibited production gains. At current prices, the gross value of poultry production amounted to PhP 55.4 billion, a decline by 3.66 percent this period.