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Its by-product, like the coconut shells are made into charcoal wherein 50,000 sacks of coconut shells can produce at least 20,000 sacks of charcoal being used domestically.
Livestock and Poultry: In 1991, there are a total of 3,517 heads of livestock production distributed as follows: 1,005 carabaos; 120 cattles; 2,000 hogs, 360 goats, and 32 horses. This supports the farming sector as another source of food and livelihood income. In 1995, there were a total of 10,600 heads of livestock production distributed as follows: 620 carabaos; 369 cattles; 9,294 hogs; 268 goats; and 49 horses. Comparing 1991 and 1995, the number of livestock production increased by 201.39%. The number of carabaos, a very helpful animal in the ricefield, has decreased by -38.31%. On the other hand, the number of hogs increased by 364.70%. This statistics revealed the financial viability of raising hogs for a living.
2. Trade and Industry
The municipality has 381 establishments which are mostly registered. Wholesale and retail merchandising is the dominant type of business, with 145 or 38.06%; various services has a share of 142 establishments or 37.27%; manufacturing has 90 or 23.62%; financing services has 0 or 0.00%; and industries has 4 on construction or 1.05%. Based on data from SEP 1991 and 1996 of Burdeos, business establishments show a great increase in CY 2000. Most of the retail merchandisers are located in the Poblacion area, and scattered in most rural barangays. The manufacturing sectors are mostly engaged in nipa wine (lambanog) processing, and copra. Pearl Culture is now operational in Ikulong Island, Brgy. Aluyon. Moreover, seaweeds culture area already predominant in Brgy. Calutcot. At least 4 construction contractors are located in the Poblacion.
Burdeos has many natural tourist attractions such as natural beaches, and other sights. Natural beach resorts includes the Binunbunan Island; Minasawa Birds Sanctuary & Game Refuge; Anilon Island; Ikulong Island and Malaguinoan Island. There are three natural waterfalls in this municipality that are not yet developed. Waterfalls at Sitio Bayabas and Sitio Bulalon, which is 5 kms. And 7 kms. away from the Poblacion proper, respectively. Another waterfalls is located at Barangay Aluyon with an approximate distance of 10 kms. from the Poblacion. Other tourists’ sights includes the natural caves that is underdeveloped and located at Sitio Bulalon, Barangay Poblacion. This cave serve as shelter for “laying-layang”, a kind of bird wherein their discharge can be used as fertilizer. Passing inside this cave is a stream with a clear and naturally cold water.
The people’s hospitality for visitors cannot be underestimated. Adding colors, extravagance and bee-like attraction to these natural spots are the different fiesta celebrations in the various barangays and sitios, something to be enjoyed year round.
Coco Sugar production is now available Burdeos Quezon. Thanks to Ms. Girlie Ayuste who initiated this project amidst of trials. "Samahan ng mga Magniniyog" will benifits in this projects. It will also help farmers and will give extra Income for the women in Burdeos Town in helping for the production of coco sugar.