Q4 2019 Livestock Production, Animals Slaughtered and Inventory in BARMM
Livestock production in BARMM increased by 0.27 percent in Q4 2019
The total livestock production in BARMM increased by 0.27 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019, from 13,157 metric tons (MT) in the fourth quarter of 2018 to 13,193 MT. Production of Carabao, Hog and Goat increased by corresponding growth rates of 3.15 percent, 1.01 percent and 1.96 percent. On the other hand, Cattle production decreased by 3.20 percent.
Cattle contributes 34.90 percent of the total livestock production in BARMM
Cattle production comprised 34.90 percent of the total livestock production in BARMM in the fourth quarter of 2019, which was the highest during this period. This was followed by Carabao and Hog with percentage shares of 34.49 percent and 23.51 percent, respectively. Moreover, Goat recorded the lowest percentage share of 7.10 percent during this period.
Number of slaughtered animals in BARMM increased by 2.79 percent in Q4 2019
The number of slaughtered animals in BARMM increased by 2.79 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019, that is from 5,526 heads in Q4 2018 to 5,680 heads in Q4 2019. More than half or 59.89 percent of the total number of slaughtered animals in the region was recorded in Maguindanao. This was followed by Basilan and Sulu with corresponding percentage shares of 27.94 percent and 12.17 percent. On the other hand, there was no slaughtered animals recorded in Lanao del Sur and Tawi-Tawi during the period.
Hog recorded the highest number of slaughtered animals in BARMM in Q4 2019
The number of slaughtered Hog during this period was 8.31 percent higher than that of previous period. Number of slaughtered Goat also increased by 3.83 percent. On the other hand, Carabao and Cattle decreased by 8.12 percent and 4.20 percent, respectively.
About 55.99 percent of the total number of slaughtered animals in BARMM in the fourth quarter of 2019 are Hogs. This was followed by Cattle and Carabao with corresponding percentage shares of 20.90 percent and 12.15 percent, respectively. The remaining 10.97 percent was comprised by Goat.
Swine inventory in BARMM as of 01 October 2019 increased by 7.41 percent
The total Swine inventory in BARMM increased by 7.41 percent, from 44,949 heads as of 01 October 2018 to 48,281 heads as of 01 October 2019. Inventory in Maguindanao and Tawi-Tawi increased by 215.75 percent and 7.68 percent, respectively; while inventory in Basilan, Lanao del Sur and Sulu decreased by corresponding growth rates of 4.29 percent, 60.78 percent and 36.84 percent. Only data on inventory of Swine is available for Livestock during this period.
Basilan recorded the highest Swine inventory in the region during this period. The province comprised 82.14 percent of the total inventory, that is 48,281 heads as of 01 October 2019. This was followed by Maguindanao and Tawi-Tawi comprising 15.90 percent and 1.63 percent of the regional estimate, respectively; while the remaining corresponding shares of 0.21 percent and 0.12 percent and were in Lanao del Sur and Sulu.
This statistical report covers four (4) livestock (cattle, carabao, goat and swine) commodities.The data on these commodities include: volume of production (in metric tons), number of animals slaughtered (in head) and inventory of animals (in head).
The data on inventory and volume of production are taken from the regular surveys conducted by PSA. The Backyard Livestock and Poultry Survey (BLPS) covers one (1) of the four (4) replicate samples of the Palay and Corn Production Survey (PCPS). It consists of 15,069 sample households in 1,051 sample barangays nationwide for Carabao, Cattle, Goat and Swine
To supplement the statistical data on livestock sector obtained from the said survey, Compilation of Data from Slaughterhouses and Poultry Dressing Plants (CDSPDP) is also done. The CDSPDP covers around 1,387 Accredited (AAA and AA) and Locally Registered Meat Establishments (LRMEs) nationwide. These data are compiled from the administrative records of the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) and the Local Government Units (LGUs)
Concepts and Definitions
Backyard Farm – any farm or household, whether farming or non-farming, tending at least one head of animal and does not qualify as a commercial farm.
Inventory – the actual number of domesticated animals present in the farm as of a specific reference date.
Beginning inventory is the number of live animals present in the farm at the beginning of the reference period, i.e. for January to June 2016, the beginning inventory is as of January 1, 2016; for January to March the beginning inventory is as of January 1.
Ending inventory is the number of live animals/remaining stocks present in the farm at the end of the reference period, i.e. for January to June 2016, the ending inventory is as of July 1, 2016; for January to March, the remaining inventory is as of April 1.
Locally Registered Meat Establishment (LRME) – slaughterhouse, meat processing plants, meat cutting plants and cold storages that are allowed to operate by the city/municipal government but are not accredited by NMIS
Slaughterhouses (SH) – premises that are approved and registered by the NMIS and LGUs in which food animals are slaughtered for human consumption.
Slaughtered in Slaughterhouses – the number of animals slaughtered in accredited (AAA, AA, A) slaughterhouses including number of animals slaughtered in LRMEs.
Volume of Production – the quantity of locally-raised animals disposed for slaughter which includes animals shipped-out for slaughter. This is expressed in number of heads, or in metric ton, liveweight equivalent.