The Philippines' chicken output during the first nine months of 2021 went down by 1.4% to 425,890 tonnes liveweight.
Bird flu was India's unexpected guest in 2021 and affected poultry consumption in the first two months of the year. Then the second wave of COVID-19 started which again affected the supply chains of broilers and eggs. Skyrocketing soymeal prices added fuel to the situation. These factors resulted in reduction of order ...
Demand for chicken in the Philippines is not yet picking up despite the start of the Christmas season, and the local poultry industry is not expecting a recovery anytime soon.