Farm Animal Feed Production in Australia: Market Research Report

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Farm Animal Feed Production Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Animal Health | Apr 2013

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

IBISWorld’s Farm Animal Feed Production market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Inghams Enterprises Inghams Enterprises market share
Ridley Ridley market share
Riverina Australia Riverina Australia market share
SunRice SunRice market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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. Prices for feed grains products have fluctuated substantially over the past five years in response to global production levels and prices. This affects the industry, given that feed grains are its major product and it has a high level of international trade exposure. As such, the oversupply of grains and wheat on the global market during 2008-09 and 2009-10 caused world prices to plummet in line with industry revenue. The situation reversed in 2010-11. Wheat and other grain prices soared as global grain production plummeted due to adverse weather conditions across major producing regions... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry has a medium level of capital intensity, which is highlighted by its wages to depreciation ratio of 1:4.1. This indicates that for every dollar absorbed by capital costs, $4.10 dollars are allocated to wages or labour costs. The industry's level of depreciation has increased over the past five years due to advances in technology and ongoing investment into machinery that can increase automation and thus lower production costs. This has put downward pressure on wages as a percentage of revenue. However, the average wage is expected to increase over the next five years, as operators look to employ higher-skilled workers who can operate production machinery... purchase to read more


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What is the Farm Animal Feed Production Industry?

Animal feed manufacturers make food for livestock. Producers use remnants of flour milling, sugar production and other food processing as ingredient inputs to animal feed. This industry excludes pasture grazing, hay and silage feed.

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 productionBeef cattle feed productionDairy cattle feed productionPig feed productionPoultry feed productionEquine feed production

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