Performance of Philippine Agriculture, April-June 2019

Release Date: August 7, 2019

Livestock and Poultry

Livestock production which shared 17.41 percent in the total agricultural output increased by 3.22 percent in the second quarter of 2019. Hog and dairy came up with output gains during the period. The value of livestock production amounted to PhP 77.7 billion at current prices, indicating a 1.96 percent decrease this quarter. In the first half of 2019, livestock production grew by 2.24 percent.

Poultry production went up by 4.14 percent and it accounted for 17.75 percent of the total agricultural output in the second quarter of 2019. Except for duck, all poultry commodities posted increased production. At current prices, the value of poultry production at PhP 56.7 billion was down by 2.26 percent compared to the previous year’s record. From January to June 2019, poultry production increased by 4.73 percent.