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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Products in the industry can be broken down based on the volume of basic ingredients contained in the products. Each product contains a number of basic ingredients so that animals are provided with a balanced diet from a single product. Cereal grains are the largest source of ingredients and include barley, wheat, oats, sorghum and other grains. Oil meals is the second major ingredient group and includes soy meal, sunflower meal and other high-protein oil meals.

Wheat feed

The largest product segment in the industry is wheat feed. The wheat by in the industry is usually of a lower quality than the wheat used for human consumption and is cheaper. Wheat may be milled and used directly as cattle feed or used as a pellet binder... 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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