SPECIAL RELEASE ON INVENTORY OF LIVESTOCK IN PAMPANGA 2020-2021

Reference Number: 

2022-007

Release Date: 

Monday, June 13, 2022

INVENTORY OF LIVESTOCK IN PAMPANGA FOR 2020 - 2021

INVENTORY OF LIVESTOCK

     Inventory of Animal Livestock in Pampanga reached a total of 991,966 heads in 2021. It posted an increase of 6% from the total inventory of 939,287 heads in 2020.

     Similarly, figure 2 shows that all of the livestock inventories increased in year 2021. Swine, the leading livestock in Pampanga posted an increase of 5% compared to 2020, from a total of 724,681 heads in 2020 to 764,079 heads in 2021. It highly contributes to the total inventory increase in 2021.  Also, Goat inventory posted an 8% increase for the year 2021, from a total inventory of 127,134 heads in 2020 to 136,852 heads in 2021.

SWINE INVENTORY MAINTAINED THE SAME TREND IN 2021

     Swine inventory maintained the same upward trend from April to October, after a decrease in January for the year 2021 as per Figure 3. Quarterly Survey on Swine inventory posted an average of 6% increase in inventory compared to 2020 Livestock inventory. As the top contributor for the province's livestock inventory this contributes to the increase of total stock in the province of Pampanga.

GOAT, CARABAO AND CATTLE INVENTORY INCREASE IN 2021

     Goat’s Inventory, as shown in the figure below, made an upward trend from January 2020 to July 2021. Also, Goat’s inventory increased by 9,718 heads from a total of 127,134 heads in 2020, to 136,852 heads in the year 2021. 

     In the same way, Cattle’s inventory reached 8,738 head in the 2021 Livestock Survey. From 8,280 heads in 2020, Cattle’s inventory increased by 458 heads or a percent increase of 6%, Also it maintained an upward trend due to its continuous increase from January 2020 to July 2021, it noted an increase of 9% from its inventory of 4,135 head in January 2020 to 4,523 heads in July 2021.

     Meanwhile, Carabao inventory displayed an up and down trend from January 2020 up to July 2021, but still referring to figure 2, Carabao inventory increased by 4% in the year 2021. A total difference of 3,105 heads was noted from its inventory of 79,192 heads in 2020 to 82,297 heads in 2021. With this contribution increase by each animal type, Livestock total inventory for the year 2021 highly increased compared to 2020.

TECHNICAL NOTES

     The Livestock and Poultry Performance Report presents the performance situation in terms of production and inventory of carabao, cattle, goat, swine and by type of chicken; and inventory in the slaughterhouses. Moreover, data for this special release were collected by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) through the two (2) major surveys, namely: Backyard Livestock and Poultry Survey (BLPS) and Commercial Livestock and Poultry Survey (CLPS).

     Another survey that supplements the data requirements of the Livestock and Poultry sector is the Compilation of Data in Slaughterhouses and Poultry Dressing Plants (CDSPDP). This is done monthly and utilizes administrative data from slaughterhouses in the province which is in coordination with the Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) and Meat Inspectors (MIs).

•Livestock – farm animals kept or raised for consumption, work or leisure. In general, poultry is separated as a distinct group of farm animals. For purposes of census and surveys, livestock covers only those that are tended and raised by an operator.

•Poultry - a collective term for all domesticated avian for the purpose of food consumption or, the carcass of such avian dressed/processed for human consumption.

•Animal Inventory (also, Animal Population) – the number of domesticated animals in head present in the farm at specific reference date.

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