Good eggs: The industry is moving towards free-range and organic produce, boosting revenue

The Poultry Meat and Egg Farming industry has expanded over the past five years. Rising health consciousness has driven many consumers to replace red meat with leaner sources of protein, such as chicken, which has boosted poultry consumption. Rising demand for free-range and organic poultry products, supported by growing disposable incomes, has also driven industry growth over the period, as these products command higher prices. However, downward price pressures in the downstream Poultry Processing industry have reduced domestic poultry meat prices over the past five years, which has limited industry growth. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 4.1% over the five years through 2019-20, to reach $614.8 million. This includes anticipated revenue growth of more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 15-20
Forecast Growth 20-25

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Regulatory changes have affected many egg farmers over the past five years
  • New Zealand exports of live poultry and eggs have increased over the past five years
  • Industry operators are anticipated to continue benefiting from growing poultry consumption
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Poultry Meat and Egg Farming industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the wider economy, is projected to grow by an annualised 2.2% over the 10 years through 2024-25. This represents an underperformance relative to the economy, with GDP forecast to grow at an annualised 2.9% over the same period. This relatively slower growth is typical of a mature industry.Rising poultry consumption and increasing egg production are driving industry growth. In addition, egg farming is moving towards colony, barn or free-range farming, due to the changes stated in the Animal Welfare (Layer Hens) Code of Welfare 2012, which has boosted egg prices over the past five years. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Poultry Meat and Egg Farming Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Poultry Meat and Egg Farming are:

  • Output is sold under contract - incorporate long-term sales contracts
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Use of specialist equipment or facilities
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Egg production and Poultry consumption in the Poultry Meat and Egg Farming industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Poultry Meat and Egg Farming in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators farm poultry for meat or eggs. Poultry includes chicken, duck, turkey and geese.

    Industry Products
  • Poultry for meat production
  • Cage and colony eggs
  • Barn, free-range and other eggs
  • Industry Activities
  • Poultry farm operation
  • Poultry hatchery operation (egg breeds)
  • Chicken farming
  • Duck farming
  • Game bird farming
  • Goose farming
  • Turkey farming
  • Poultry hatchery operation (for meat)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Egg production
  • Poultry consumption
  • Domestic price of eggs
  • Domestic price of poultry
  • Demand from general line grocery wholesaling

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • International trade
  • Poultry welfare
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Consumer demand
  • Trade and structure
  • Table: Poultry Meat and Egg Farming Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Poultry Meat and Egg Farming Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Poultry Processing in New Zealand
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Supermarkets, Grocery Stores and Convenience Stores in New Zealand
  • Bakery Product Manufacturing in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Veterinary Services in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Cage and colony eggs
  • Poultry for meat production
  • Barn, free-range and other eggs
  • Chart: Poultry Meat and Egg Farming Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Supermarkets
  • Food-service establishments
  • Food manufacturers
  • Export markets
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Poultry Meat and Egg Farming Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Poultry Meat and Egg Farming

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Poultry Meat and Egg Farming Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Mainland Poultry Limited, Turk's Poultry Farm Limited, Aviagen New Zealand Limited,
  • Table: Mainland Poultry Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Turk's Poultry Farm Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Aviagen New Zealand Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Poultry Meat and Egg Farming Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Poultry Meat and Egg Farming Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Exports (2011-2025)
  • Imports (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Birds, usually chickens, raised for meat production.
  • Brooder
  • A heated enclosure for chicks.
  • Cage System
  • A system in which birds are confined in small cages, which is often referred to as battery cages or battery hens.
  • Colony System
  • A new system designed to replace the cage system. Birds are confined in larger cages that have room for them to roam and perch.
  • Layer
  • Birds used in egg production.
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