Poultry and Livestock Situation Report in the Cordillera

Reference Number: 

SR 2022-24

Release Date: 

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Chicken Situation Report
As of 01 April 2022, the total chicken inventory was estimated at 2.13 million birds in the Cordillera region. Native/improved chicken recorded the biggest share of 85.22 percent to the total chicken inventory. This was followed by layer chicken with 10.56 percent share and broiler chicken with 4.23 percent share.
 
In terms of inventory, Ifugao reported the highest total chicken population of 511,701 birds. This was followed by Mountain Province with 461,969 birds and Abra with 319,567 birds. These three provinces accounted for 60.79 percent of the total chicken inventory in the
Cordillera Administrative Region.
 
Figure 1. Distribution of Chicken Inventory by Province,
CAR: As of 01 April 2022 (In Percent)

                                                                      Source: Philippine Statistics Authority

Mountain Province reported the highest inventory of native/improved chicken with 446,101 birds. On the other hand, broiler chicken inventory was highest in Ifugao with 65,972 birds while for layer chicken inventory, Benguet posted the highest inventory with 114,534 birds.
 
Duck Situation Report
 
As of 01 April 2022, the region’s total duck inventory was estimated at 315,565 birds. Almost all the duck population or 99.98 percent were raised in backyard farms while 0.02 percent of the duck population were raised in commercial farms.
 
In terms of inventory, Kalinga reported the highest total duck population of 111,054 birds in the Cordillera region. This was followed by Ifugao with 84,015 birds and Apayao with 57,488 birds. These three provinces accounted for 80.03 percent of the total duck inventory in the region.
 
Figure 2. Distribution of Duck Inventory by Province,
CAR: As of 01 April 2022 (In Percent)
                                                                     Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
 
Kalinga reported the highest inventory of duck in backyard farms with 110,979 birds and only Kalinga reported duck raising in commercial farms with 75 birds.
 
Carabao Situation Report
 
As of 01 April 2022, the total carabao inventory in the Cordillera region was estimated at 77,605 heads. All carabaos were raised in backyard farms and no carabaos were raised in
commercial farms in the region.
 
In terms of inventory, Kalinga reported the highest total carabao population of 20,090 heads. This was followed by Abra with 18,075 heads and Apayao with 17,240 heads. These three provinces accounted for 71.39 percent of the total carabao inventory in the region.
 
Figure 3. Distribution of Carabao Inventory by Province,
CAR: As of 01 April 2022 (In Percent)
                                                                     Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
 
Kalinga reported the highest inventory of carabaos in backyard farms with 20,090 heads while Ifugao reported the least number of carabaos with 5,270 heads.
 
Cattle Situation Report
As of 01 April 2022, the total cattle inventory in the Cordillera region was estimated at 58,092 heads. All the cattle population were raised in backyard farms and no cattle were raised in commercial farms.
 
In terms of inventory, Abra reported the highest total cattle population with 21,530 heads. This was followed by Kalinga with 9,128 heads and Benguet with 8,524 heads. These provinces shared 67.45 percent of the total cattle inventory in the region.
 
Figure 4. Distribution of Cattle Inventory by Province,
CAR: As of 01 April 2022 (In Percent)
                                                                     Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
 
Abra reported the highest inventory of cattle in backyard farms with 21,530 heads while Apayao reported the least inventory of cattle with 3,554 heads.
 
Goat Situation Report
 
As of 01 April 2022, the total goat inventory was estimated at 60,880 heads. Almost all of the total goat population were raised in backyard farms with 60,868 heads. Only 12 goats were raised from commercial farms in the region.
 
In terms of inventory, Abra reported the highest total goat population of 27,982 heads. This was followed by Benguet with 13,740 heads and Ifugao with 11,004 heads. These three provinces accounted for 86.61 percent of the total goat inventory in the region.
 
Figure 5. Distribution of Goat Inventory by Province,
CAR: As of 01 April 2022 (In Percent)
                                                                     Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
 
Abra reported the highest inventory of goats in backyard farms with 27,970 heads while Mountain Province reported the least inventory of goat with 1,222 heads.
 
Swine Situation Report
 
As of 01 April 2022, the total swine inventory in the Cordillera region was estimated at 167,469 heads. Of the total swine population, 99.17 percent were raised in backyard farms while the
remaining 0.83 percent were from commercial farms.
 
In terms of inventory, Abra reported the highest total swine population with 39,018 heads. This was followed by Benguet with 34,327 heads and Mountain Province with 31,664 heads. These three provinces accounted for 62.70 percent of the total swine inventory in the region.
 
Figure 6. Distribution of Swine Inventory by Province,
CAR: As of 01 April 2022 (In Percent)
                                                                      Source: Philippine Statistics Authority
 
Abra reported the highest inventory of swine in backyard farms with 38,778 heads while the inventory in commercial farms was highest in Benguet with only 743 heads.

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