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Monday, June 13, 2022

Livestock Volume of Production in Pampanga declined by 4.28% in the year 2021



     The livestock volume of production in the province of Pampanga slightly decreased by 4.28% in 2021, from 92,743,603 head slaughtered in 2020 to 88,778,254 in 2021. The volume of production comprised of both commercial and backyard livestock slaughtered in the province.


     Table1 shows the percentage change of volume of livestock and poultry production in the province between the years 2020 & 2021.  The total livestock and poultry production of Pampanga comprised of all animals slaughtered animals whether backyard or commercial; such as carabao, cattle, swine, goat, chicken etc. Among the total animals volume of production in 2020 & 2021, duck noted the highest increase with 21.10% followed by cattle in the 2nd with 10.14% and the goat with 5.34%.  On the other hand, carabao declined by 17.15% alongside with chicken with 4.67% and 2.46% decrease for hogs from that of 2020 respectively.


     The above figure shows the comparison in terms of volume of production for slaughtered animal from the years 2020 & 2021 in the province.  Based from the above figure, the volume of production for slaughtered animals in Pampanga was dropped by 201,342 head count in 2021 or this can be translated to a 39.70% decrease from *507,374 heads in 2020 down to *305,942 heads in 2021.

*chicken and duck not included in count of figure1


     Similarly, Figure2 shows the comparison of volume of production for slaughtered animals by species for the year 2020 and 2021. Hog, being on the top list with 485,832 in 2020 went down to 287,520 head count in 2021.  This can be translated to a 40.82% decrease in the volume of production of slaughtered animals in the province or about 198,312 head lesser compared to that of in the year 2020.  Furthermore, cattle also dropped by 21.13% in 2020 compared to the volume of production in 2021.

    On the other hand, looking on the same figure above, volume of production for slaughtered carabao slightly goes up by 300 head counts or 5.88% in 2021 compared to 5,104 heads in 2020. Moreover, goat production went up also by 3.57% or 50 heads from 14 in 2020 to 64 in 2021.

     Figures 3 show the volume of productions of livestock per quarter and by type of animals slaughtered for the years 2020 and 2021 in the province. According to the above figures, production of hogs remains on top starting from 1st to 4th quarter for both years.  However, the volume of production marked a series of decrease in by quarter for both years 2020 and 2021.

     The biggest decline in volume of slaughtered animal output was reported in the 1st quarter, with 60.29 percent, followed by the 3rd quarter and 2nd with 41.04 percent, and the 2nd quarter with a 39.60 percent decrease, ranking third between 2020 and 2021. The 4th quarter had the lowest decrease of all the quarters, at 6.85 percent.


     Looking at Figure 4, we can that of the total volume of production of 305,942 in 2021 for slaughtered animals, 93.98 or almost 94% was dominated by hogs production followed by carabaos with 4% and almost 1% production for cattle and the lowest percentage share was for goats with less than 1% of the total volume of production for the entire province.

*Data on chicken & duck not included





     The Livestock and Poultry Situation Report presents the data on volume of production of livestock, and poultry derived from the Backyard Livestock and Poultry Survey conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority and collected administrative data from Compilation of Data from Slaughterhouses and Poultry Dressing Plants (CDSPDP).


Livestock is commonly defined as domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce labor and commodities such as meat, eggs, milk, fur, leather, and wool. Livestock in this publication include hog, cattle, goat and carabao.

Poultry can be defined as domestic fowls raised for the production of meat or eggs. Poultry in this publication include chicken and duck.

Volume of Production is total weight in metric tons of the locally-raised livestock and poultry (and poultry products) disposed for slaughter which includes animals shipped-out of slaughter.