CHICKEN PRODUCTION IN EASTERN VISAYAS DROPS BY 7.9 PERCENT IN THE FOURTH QUARTER OF 2020
The total volume of chicken production in Eastern Visayas declined by 7.9 percent during the fourth quarter of 2020. It went down to 15,360 Metric Tons (MT) in the fourth quarter of 2020 from 16,673 MT in the same quarter of 2019.
Eastern Visayas production accounted for 3.2 percent of the country’s total chicken production during the fourth quarter of 2020. It ranked ninth from the region with highest chicken production.
CHICKEN POPULATION IN EASTERN VISAYAS GROW BY 14.7 PERCENT
The chicken population in Eastern Visayas as of 01 January 2021 stood at 2,437,068 birds. This figure was higher by 14.7 percent compared with the 2,124,681 birds as of 01 January 2020.
- Beginning Inventory is the number of animals present in the farm as of the beginning of the reference period i.e for January to March the beginning inventory is as of January 1.
- Ending Inventory is the number of remaining stocks present in the farm as of the ending of the reference period i.e for January to March, the remaining inventory is as of October 1.
- Tending 500 layers or 1,000 broilers; or
- Tending 100 layers and 100 broilers if raised in combination