Chicken Egg Situation Report, October-December 2019
The October to December 2019 total chicken egg production of
Relative to their levels in 2018, 13 regions recorded increases in chicken egg production during the period. In terms of growth rate, Bicol Region posted the highest growth of
Among the regions, CALABARZON was the highest producer of chicken egg with
As of 01 January 2020, the adult female inventory of native/improved chicken was registered at
Of the total laying flock, 39.2 percent were native/improved chicken and 60.8 percent were layer chicken.
In October to December 2019, the average farmgate price of chicken egg in commercial farms was recorded at
The highest average farmgate price was noted in December at
This Chicken Egg Situation Report presents the chicken egg industry in terms of volume of production, inventory by type of laying flock and average farmgate price. The report was prepared to serve as ready reference for PSA’s various clients and stakeholders in the agriculture sector. It is released quarterly in January, May, August and November every year.
Concepts and Definitions
Volume of production refers to the volume of chicken egg disposed from locally-raised chicken including those table eggs which were shipped out to other region/province.
Inventory refers to the actual number of chicken layers and native chicken present in the farm as of a specific reference date.
Farmgate price refers to the price received by raisers for their produce at the location of farm. Thus, the marketing costs such as the transport and other marketing cost (if any) incurred in selling the produce are not included in the farmgate prices.
ROSALINDA P. BAUTISTA
Deputy National Statistician
Sectoral Statistics Office