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Goat Industry Performance Report

January-December 2014

The total goat inventory as of January 1, 2015 was 3.67 million heads. It dropped by 0.58 percent from the previous year's inventory of 3.70 million heads. Of the total inventory, about 3.61 million heads or 98.35 percent were raised in backyard farms. The rest were in commercial farms.

Goat production in 2014 was 76.10 thousand metric tons liveweight. This was 0.91 percent higher than the 2013 output of 75.42 thousand metric tons liveweight.

The annual average farmgate price of live goat went up by 6.46 percent or from P106.74 per kilogram in 2013 to P113.64 per kilogram in 2014.