Overview

High steaks: Revenue has grown over the past five years due to rising overseas demand

The Beef Cattle Feedlots 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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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising global beef consumption has driven demand for feedlots over the past five years
  • Cattle turned off from feedlots are sold to abattoirs for processing into grain-fed beef products
  • Low domestic demand growth means that future industry expansion will come from export markets

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Beef Cattle Feedlots industry has displayed strong growth over the past five years. Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 11.2% over the five years through 2016-17, to $4.6 billion. Rising global beef consumption has driven demand for feedlots over the past five years. This growth has been due to increasing disposable income levels in developing countries allowing consumers to purchase greater quantities of beef. Consequently, export markets have become increasingly important for lotfeeders, contributing to the industry's growth. Despite this trend, the domestic market continues to consume most of the grain-fed beef produced in Australia. Major domestic customers, particularly the national supermarket chains, have remained important to the industry...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Beef Cattle Feedlots industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the wider economy, is forecast to increase at an annualised 9.8% over the 10 years through 2021-22. This is substantially higher than GDP growth, which is projected to grow at an annualised 2.5% over the same period. Typically, a performance like this is indicative of an industry growing rapidly as a share of the economy. However, profit margins can fluctuate immensely due to substantial variations in feeder cattle prices, cattle sale prices and, to a lesser extent, grain prices. Consequently, IVA cannot be used in isolation to determine the industry's life cycle stage.

    The industry is highly fragmented. Acc..

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    Additional Insights for the Beef Cattle Feedlots Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Beef Cattle Feedlots Industry are

  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Proximity to key suppliers
  • Proximity to key markets
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    What is the Beef Cattle Feedlots Industry?

    Industry firms primarily operate feedlots for beef cattle. A feedlot is a confined yard area with watering and feeding facilities where cattle are completely hand or mechanically fed for the purpose of beef production.

    Industry Products
    Grain-fed beef for the domestic market
    Grain-fed beef for export markets
    Industry Activities
    Beef cattle feedlot operation

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Beef and veal production
  • Domestic price of beef
  • Domestic price of feeder cattle
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Domestic price of coarse grains

  • Current Performance
  • Feedlot operation
  • External factors
  • Market trends
  • Consolidation trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Beef exports
  • Weather patterns
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Beef Cattle Feedlots Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Beef Cattle Feedlots Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Processing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beef Cattle Farming
  • Grain Growing
  • Prepared Animal and Bird Feed Manufacturing
  • Veterinary Services

  • Products & Services
  • Grain-fed beef for the domestic market
  • Grain-fed beef for export markets
  • Chart: Beef Cattle Feedlots Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Exports to Japan
  • Other export markets
  • Butchers
  • Food-service establishments
  • Exports to South Korea
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Beef Cattle Feedlots Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Beef Cattle Feedlots

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Beef Cattle Feedlots Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    JBS Australia Pty LimitedMort & Co LtdTeys Australia Pty Ltd
  • Table: JBS Australia Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Mort & Co Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Teys Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Beef Cattle Feedlots Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Beef Cattle Feedlots Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Backgrounding
  • Growing program for feeder cattle from the time calves are weaned until they enter a feedlot to be finished.
  • Feeder Cattle
  • Cattle purchased by a lotfeeder to place on the feedlot for finishing.
  • Finishing
  • When cattle are fed out to reach certain market specifications prior to being sold to an abattoir.
  • Heifer
  • A female bovine that has not produced a calf and is under 42 months of age.
  • Over-The-Hook
  • The price an abattoir pays to the lotfeeder for grain-fed cattle.
  • Steer
  • A castrated male bovine.
  • Turnoff Rate
  • The number of cattle sold to downstream processors or export markets.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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