Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Veterinary Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industry is a relatively small segment of the general Australian pharmaceutical sector. The industry is involved in the development and manufacture of animal health products including veterinary medicines, vaccines, and other biological and medicinal feed additives. As such, it is geared towards two main segments: food producing animals (including cattle, pigs, poultry and sheep) and companion animals (including cats and dogs). In 2011-12, the industry accounted for just 4.4% of the overall pharmaceutical industry.
Over the five years through 2013-14, the performance of the industry was highly volatile as it contended with a number of external shocks... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry is involved in the manufacture of a range of animal health products designed for use in veterinary medicine. These products include veterinary drugs, medicines, vaccines, serums and medicinal chemicals.
Veterinary pharmaceuticals cover a range of products that prevent or treat an even larger range of animal-related diseases and health concerns. The largest product segment for the industry is parasiticides. Other key segments include immunotherapy products, nutritional and metabolism products and antibiotics. Relevant product shares tend to remain relatively stable on a year-by-year basis, assuming no major outbreaks of parasites or diseases like equine influenza... purchase to read more