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

The Farm Animal Feed Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 Products Chapter

Products in the industry can be broken down based on the volume of basic ingredients contained in the products. Each product contains 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 make up 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. Wheat used by the industry is usually of a lower quality than wheat used for human consumption and is therefore cheaper. Wheat may be milled and used directly as cattle feed or 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 feedOilseed and other non-cereal grain feed
Industry Activities
Beef cattle feed productionDairy cattle feed productionPig feed productionPoultry feed productionEquine feed productionAquaculture feed production

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