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Table 16B : Distribution of Poultry Population by Size of Herd
Size Class of the Herd
Number of Ppoultry Farms
For Egg Production
For Meat Production
Local
Poultry Total
Laying Hens
Chicks Including Brooders
Broilers Including Brooders
Laying Hens
Cock Birds and Others
Less than 100 160,120 206,118 79,344 75,522 698,925 486,651 1,546,560
100 - < 500 5,062 598,115 200,929 404,691 44,716 56,171 1,304,622
500 - < 1,000 2,097 494,605 201,803 661,258 35,593 55,942 1,449,201
1,000 - < 2,000 1,966 628,229 233,844 1,551,298 88,633 155,117 2,657,121
2,000 - < 5,000 830 826,823 209,204 1,217,595 318,676 318,701 2,890,999
5,000 - < 10,000 225 502,188 130,514 487,399 351,007 412,235 1,883,343
10,000 and Above 60 335,200 133,500 536,000 192,003 175,000 1,371,700
Total
170,360 3,591,278 1,189,138 4,933,763 1,729,553 1,659,817 13,103,546
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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