DA eyeing to hike 2016 livestock output by 5%
The Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is targeting to increase the country’s livestock production by 5 percent and poultry output by 6 percent this year.
“The livestock and poultry subsector’s growth will be driven by more investments in swine, chicken and ruminant raising,” Agriculture Undersecretary for Livestock Jose C. Reaño told the BusinessMirror.
Barring major setbacks, such as strong typhoons, United Broiler Raisers Association President Elias Jose Inciong said the poultry industry will be able to increase
output this year.
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