Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.1%

The Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry wholesales a range of goods, such as livestock, hay crops, seeds and leather. Industry players have faced a volatile but mostly positive operating environment over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 1.1% over the five years through 2018-19, to $16.3 billion. However, industry revenue is expected to dip by 5.0% in the current year due to reduced demand from agriculture markets. Industry revenue from selling farm outputs such as hay and silage, raw sugar, leather, and nursery stock, has varied over the past five years due to local factors such as ill-timed rainfall, and varying global demand and supply conditions. The industry also auctions lives...
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Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Volatile prices for farm inputs will continue to affect demand for services provided by the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry over the next five years. Numerous factors will affect the quantity of industry goods sold over the period, including rainfall, farm production, and domestic and international demand trends. Declining water availability over the next five years is anticipated to create more difficult growing conditions for farmers. However, the quantity of inputs sold through the industry is projected to increase, particularly for hay, silage and stockfeed. Strong demand conditions for agricultural produce over the next five years are projected to aid the industry, despite the likelihood of droughts and severe weat...
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Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $16bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 11,001
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 14,851

Biggest companies in the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia industry include Ruralco Holdings Limited and Elders Limited.

  • pie_chart Ruralco Holdings Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators wholesale livestock (including agent and brokering services), skins and hides, tallow, stock feed, farm supplies, and agricultural products (excluding wool, cereal grains, fruit, vegetables and dairy products). The industry includes wholesalers operated by marketing authorities, but excludes the wholesale of agricultural chemicals such as fertilisers and pesticides, fencing materials, veterinary drugs, machinery, and equipment.

Industry Products and Services

  • Hay and stockfeed wholesaling
  • Seed and plant stock wholesaling
  • Livestock wholesaling
  • Other produce wholesaling
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Feed wholesaling
  • Leather and hides wholesaling
  • Livestock wholesaling
  • Nursery stock and orchard supplies wholesaling
  • Farm or garden seeds wholesaling
  • Tallow wholesaling
  • Cotton wholesaling
  • Farm produce wholesaling
  • Cut flower wholesaling
  • Raw sugar wholesaling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators wholesale livestock (including agent and brokering services), skins and hides, tallow, stock feed, farm supplies, and agricultural products (excluding wool, cereal grains, fruit, vegetables and dairy products). The industry includes wholesalers operated by marketing authorities, but excludes the wholesale of agricultural chemicals such as fertilisers and pesticides, fencing materials, veterinary drugs, machinery, and equipment.

Main Activities

  • Feed wholesaling
  • Leather and hides wholesaling
  • Livestock wholesaling
  • Nursery stock and orchard supplies wholesaling
  • Farm or garden seeds wholesaling
  • Tallow wholesaling
  • Cotton wholesaling
  • Farm produce wholesaling
  • Cut flower wholesaling
  • Raw sugar wholesaling

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The Agriculture subdivision represents an important market for industry goods. During periods of increased agricultural activity, the industry benefits fr...
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Demand from agriculture
Level of annual rainfall
Realised farm income
Trade-weighted index

Current Performance

International demand
Profit and participation
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Genetically modified produce
Consolidation

and profit
 Table: Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia
Agribusiness in Australia
Organic Farming in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Sugar Cane Growing in Australia
Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia
Agribusiness in Australia
Organic Farming in Australia



Products & Services

Industry activities are broadly segmented into farm produce wholesaling and farm supplies wholesaling. Farm produce wholesaling includes livestock and hay...
Horticulture producers
Farm produce purchasers




Demand Determinants

Farmers and other agribusinesses purchase products such as feed, seeds and plant supplies to assist in the running of agricultural operations. Fluctuation...
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Major Markets

Horticulture producers
Farm produce purchasers





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The industry exhibits low market share concentration. The top four companies are estimated to account for less than 20% of industry revenue. Industry whol...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Ruralco Holdings Limited is a publicly listed Australian company that primarily operates in the Agribusiness sector. The company is headquartered in New S...
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Ruralco

 Table: Ruralco - financial performance

Elders

 Table: Elders - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry is moderately capital intensive. In 2018-19, for every dollar spent on wages, an estima...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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