REGIONAL INVENTORY OF LIVESTOCK
The total swine inventory as of January 1, 2020, in Region 10 recorded at 1,059,320 heads. The inventory increased by 3.7 percent from the previous year’s level of 1,021,102 heads. In January 1, 2020, about 57.0 percent or 604,132 heads were raised in backyard farms while the remaining 43.0 percent or 455,188 heads were grown in commercial farms.
The total inventory of goat in the region decreased to 217,824 heads. This was lower by 1.3 percent from the previous year’s record. In January 1, 2020, about 97.6 percent of these stocks were raised in the backyard farms while only 2.4 percent was reared in commercial farms.
Inventory of cattle population as of January 1, 2020 had increased to 231,687 heads, higher by 1.7 percent from last year’s level of 227,746 heads. Around 93.6 percent were...