Farm Animal Feed Production in Australia: Market Research Report

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Farm Animal Feed Production Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Animal Health | Jun 2014

Fatter revenue: Favourable price movements and increased demand to feed growth

IBISWorld’s Farm Animal Feed Production market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Inghams Inghams market share
Ridley Ridley market share
Riverina Australia Riverina Australia market share
SunRice SunRice market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Farm Animal Feed Production industry has endured difficult trading conditions over the past five years due to unfavourable price movements and volatile weather conditions. Industry revenue is estimated to have grown at an annualised rate of 0.5% over the past five years. Revenue is expected to increase 1.1% during 2013-14 to reach $2.1 billion. Prices for feed grains products have fluctuated substantially over the past five years in response to global production levels and prices. Greater domestic rainfall and better weather conditions have led to improved pasture conditions and reduced the demand for feed during 2009-10 and 2010-11. Lower rainfall during 2011-12 and 2012-13 increased demand and industry revenue. The major companies in the industry, which earn 90.0%... purchase to read more

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Barriers to entry to the industry are considered high. The industry is dominated by large players that have established operations and low production costs. These operators generally have well-established supply chain structures, which smaller new entrants may find difficult to emulate. Supplier contracts may be difficult to obtain, especially as competition for grain, which is a major input material for feed production, intensifies within the industry.

Large operators also tend to have more-advanced production facilities and skills, which help them generate economies of scale. As a result, smaller operators tend to find it difficult to compete in terms of price and quality. These operators also have well established brands that foster customer loyalty... purchase to read more


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What is the Farm Animal Feed Production Industry?

Animal feed manufacturers make processed feed for livestock including aquaculture livestock. Products include milled grain in bulk bagged or pellet form, mixtures of unmilled grains, meals and concentrates. Feed often includes added vitamins, minerals and salts to provide improved nutrition to animals. This industry excludes pasture grazing, hay, silage feed and unprocessed grains.

Industry Products
Wheat feedBarley feedSorghum feedMaize, triticale and lupin feedOats feedCottonseed feedSoy mealOther types of feed
Industry Activities
Beef cattle feed productionDairy cattle feed productionPig feed productionPoultry feed productionEquine feed productionAquaculture feed productionBeef cattle feed productionDairy cattle feed productionPig feed productionPoultry feed productionEquine feed productionAquaculture feed production

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