Farm Animal Feed Production in Australia: Market Research Report

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Farm Animal Feed Production Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Animal Health | Jul 2015

Not just chicken feed: Rising livestock numbers and higher grain prices drive revenue 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 Inghams market share
Ridley Ridley market share
Riverina Australia Riverina Australia market share
SunRice SunRice market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Farm Animal Production industry has performed well despite difficult trading conditions over the past five years. Volatile weather patterns and resulting shifts in demand for animal feed, fluctuating grain prices and strong competition in the industry have contributed to revenue movements over the period. The major companies in the industry, which earn 90.9% of industry revenue, have been able to use their size to reduce their exposure to these sources of volatility and have remained profitable. Industry revenue is projected to grow at an annualised 3.6% over the five years through 2015-16. This growth is slightly overstated due to a 10.8% revenue decline in 2010-11, which resulted from reduced demand following a deluge of rainfall. Revenue is forecast to rise 3.4%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Farm Animal Feed Production industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. The industry's contribution to the economy is expected to grow at an annualised rate of 2.4% over the 10 years through 2020-21. This is slightly slower than the Australian economy, with GDP projected to grow at an annualised 2.8% over the same period. This continued growth at a slower pace than the overall economy is typically of mature industries.

There is strong demand for industry products but fierce internal and external competition and volatile input prices. To compete in the industry operators need to take advantage of economies of scale, something that is difficult for new entrants. Brand loyalty is also a factor in the industry, as a strong brand improves perceptions of quality and safety... 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 feedOilseed and other non-cereal grain 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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