Farm Animal Feed Production in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 Analysis Chapter

The Farm Animal Feed Production industry has faced a high degree of volatility over the past five years due to its exposure to global production and prices, volatile weather conditions and consumer eating habits. Unfavourable price movements, due to an oversupply of grains on the global market, pushed down industry revenue and profitability during 2008-09 and 2009-10. Although revenue rebounded briefly in 2010-11, the industry had little to celebrate. The drought broke as livestock farmers began rebuilding herds. As a result, slaughter numbers fell, dampening demand. Furthermore, demand for feedstock fell as pasture conditions improved, as farmers were able to let their livestock graze freely instead of having to purchase supplementary animal feed... 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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