The total chicken egg production of Central Visayas from October to December 2021 was estimated at 19,568 metric tons. This was 34.9 percent higher than the previous year’s same quarter production of 14,574 metric tons. (Fig. 1 & Fig. 2 and Table 1)
Among the regions, CALABARZON was the top producer of chicken egg during the quarter with a production of 53,968 metric tons. This was followed by Central Luzon and Central Visayas with 34, 855 and 19,568 metric tons, respectively. These three regions accounted for 62.2 percent of the country’s total chicken egg production. (Figure 3 and Table 1)
In terms of total production, Central Visayas posted at 11.3 percent share to the total country’s production. This ranked the region as 3rd top producer of Chicken egg. (Table 1)
Chicken laying flock total inventory for Central Visayas as of 01 January 2022 was estimated at 5.81 million birds. This comprised of 3.70 million birds or 63.7 percent for Layer Chicken and 2.11 million birds or 36.3 percent for Native/Improved Chicken. (Figure 4,5 and Table 2)
The region’s inventory showed an increase of 12.4 percent from its level of 5.17 million birds in the same period of the previous year. (Figure 4 and Table 2).
This Chicken Egg Situation Report presents the chicken egg industry in terms of volume of production and inventory of laying flock. The report is prepared to serve as a ready reference for PSA’s various clients and stakeholders in the agriculture sector. It is released quarterly; that is, every February, May, August, and November.
Concepts and Definitions
Volume of production refers to the volume of chicken egg disposed from locally-raised chicken including those table eggs which were shipped out to other regions/provinces.
Inventory refers to the actual number of chicken laying flock and native/improved adult female present in the farm as of a specific reference date.
(SGD.) ARIEL E. FLORENDO