Duck Egg Situation Report, October-December 2022

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Thursday, February 23, 2023

Total duck egg production from October to December 2022 was estimated at 13.46 thousand metric tons. This indicates an annual growth of 4.3 percent compared with its previous year’s same quarter output of 12.91 thousand metric tons. Moreover, the October to December 2022 duck egg production showed an improvement from the -8.6 percent reduction in the same quarter of 2021. (Figure 1)

The top five regions with the highest volume of duck egg production during the period were the following:
a. Central Luzon, 7.29 thousand metric tons;
b. Northern Mindanao, 1.47 thousand metric tons;
c. Western Visayas, 1.06 thousand metric tons;
d. SOCCSKSARGEN, 0.68 thousand metric tons; and
e. CALABARZON, 0.66 thousand metric tons.

These regions accounted for 82.9 percent share to the country’s total duck egg production during the quarter.

In comparison to their output in the same quarter of 2021, six regions posted increases in production during the period. In terms of level, Central Luzon reported the highest increase of 1.35 thousand metric tons, from 5.94 thousand metric tons in the same quarter of the previous year to 7.29 thousand metric tons this quarter. 



The country’s total duck laying flock inventory increased to 7,803.92 thousand birds as of 31 December 2022. It significantly increased by 20.7 percent from 6,463.63 thousand birds in the same period of the previous year.

Central Luzon recorded the highest laying flock population of 3,730.17 thousand birds as of 31 December 2022. This was followed by SOCCSKSARGEN and Western Visayas with corresponding inventories of 650.48 thousand birds and 587.96 thousand birds. These three regions shared 63.6 percent to the country’s total duck laying flock population. (Figure 2)


The average farmgate price of duck egg was quoted at PhP 9.07 per piece for this quarter. This was 25.1 percent higher than the previous year’s same quarter price of PhP 7.25 per piece. (Figure 3)

During the quarter, the highest farmgate price was recorded in December at PhP 9.19 per piece, while the lowest was quoted in October at PhP 8.98 per piece. 

(Assistant National Statistician)
Officer-in-Charge, Deputy National Statistician
Sectoral Statistics Office