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Find out the top egg producers in the country

The Philippines’ first-quarter production of chicken egg grew for the third year in a row, latest Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) data showed.

PSA data released last week showed that nationwide chicken egg production in the first quarter of 2018 rose 7.42 percent to 130,549 metric tons (MT) from 2017’s 121,535 MT, which was also higher than 2016’s 117,842 MT for the same period.

Wilma Guillen, officer-in-charge of PSA’s Social Sector Statistics Service, said egg production from layer chicken comprised 84.03 percent of the total egg production in the first quarter of 2018. The rest were from native chicken.

The top egg producing regions are:

1) CALABARZON – 39,332 MT

2) Central Luzon – 27,533 MT.

3) Central Visayas – 12,988 MT

4) Northern Mindanao – 10,959 MT

5) Western Visayas – 8,042 MT

6) Soccsksargen – 5,783 MT

7) Davao – 5,834 MT

8) Ilocos – 4,768 MT

9) Bicol – 3,554 MT

10) Cagayan Valley – 3,366 MT

11) Zamboanga Peninsula – 2,870 MT

12) Caraga – 1,672 MT

13) Mimaropa – 1,356 MT

14) Cordillera Administrative Region – 906 MT

15) Eastern Visayas – 904 MT

16) ARMM – 682 MT.

Production in regions nationwide was higher this year, except in Western Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Davao, and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Output in those four regions dropped 5.06 percent, 10.59 percent, 14 percent and 3.54 percent, respectively, from 2017 levels. (With a report from PNA)



 

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