Chicken Situation Report, October-December 2022

October 2022 to December 2022


As of 31 December 2022, the total chicken inventory was registered at 188.48 million birds, or an increase of 1.8 percent from 185.10 million birds in the same period of the previous year. Population of native/improved chicken and layer chicken grew by 3.9 percent and 3.4 percent, respectively. Meanwhile, broiler chicken population declined by -1.9 percent. Of the total chicken inventory, native/improved chicken accounted for 43.7 percent, followed by broiler chicken with 32.0 percent share, and layer chicken with 24.2 percent share. (Figure 2)

In terms of distribution by classification, 99.1 percent of the total native/improved chicken were raised by smallhold farms, while bulk of broiler chicken and layer chicken stocks came from commercial farms at 98.3 percent and 93.6 percent, respectively.

As of 31 December 2022, Central Luzon had the highest chicken inventory with 29.89 million birds, followed by CALABARZON with 25.47 million birds, and Northern Mindanao with 23.70 million birds. These regions accounted for 42.0 percent share to the country’s total chicken inventory during the period.

Native/improved chicken inventory was the highest in Western Visayas with 13.18 million birds. Central Luzon reported the highest inventory of broiler chicken with 14.69 million birds, while CALABARZON had the highest layer chicken stocks with 16.92 million birds.

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