Glass half full: Rising milk production has increased demand for livestock services

The Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services industry provides services to downstream agricultural industries, including chemical and seed spraying, shearing and crutching, and fruit picking and sorting. The size of the domestic dairy cattle herd somewhat skews the industry's performance towards the fortunes of the dairy sector. However, other important markets include other livestock farmers (primarily sheep and beef cattle), horticultural producers, fishing and aquaculture businesses, and other crop growers. The industry tends to be less exposed to volatility stemming from price fluctuations than its downstream customers, since the price of support services displays milder movements than prices of agricultural goods, such as dairy and meat...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 13-18
2.7%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
26,616
Businesses
6,278

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The rise of the dairy sector has increased the importance of dairy farms as industry customers
  • The rise of the dairy sector has increased the importance of dairy cattle farm customers
  • Dairy cattle farmers are set to remain vital to industry demand over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services industry is characterised by low barriers to entry, and these have remained steady over the past five years. Players do face initial start-up costs, such as investing in machinery and equipment. However, the investment required for establishing operations is relatively low compared with other agricultural industries. Most operators service a local region, and there is only one major player in the industry. This allows scope for new small players to enter the industry frequently. However, the volatile nature of the agricultural sector can cause some demand issues for players with specialised operations, such as dairy cattle artificial insemination. Ext...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from dairy cattle farming and Demand from sheep farming in the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily provide services to the agriculture and fishing sector, such as shearing, livestock support services, crop harvesting and animal testing. Agistment services are not included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Livestock services
  • Shearing services
  • Crop services
  • Other support services
  • Industry Activities
  • Shearing and crutching
  • Aerial crop planting, spraying and spreading
  • Crop and fruit harvesting
  • Livestock dipping, mustering and droving
  • Artificial insemination
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from dairy cattle farming
  • Demand from sheep farming
  • Level of annual rainfall
  • Domestic price of fertiliser

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream dependence
  • Dairy dominance
  • Profit and structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Livestock composition
  • Growing industries
  • Participation

    and profit

  • Table: Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agribusiness in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agricultural and Construction Machinery Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Livestock services
  • Other support services
  • Crop services
  • Shearing services
  • Chart: Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Dairy cattle farms
  • Sheep farms
  • Mixed livestock farms
  • Crop farms
  • Beef cattle farms
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services 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 Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited,
  • Table: Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services 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 Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Crutching
  • Related to shearing, crutching refers to removing wool from the base of the tail and between the rear legs of a sheep.
  • Dagging
  • Shearing or crutching a single or small number of sheep in a field or paddock, rather than bringing a whole herd into a shearing shed.
  • Livestock Dipping
  • The act of dipping livestock in insecticide and fungicide to protect animals from parasites.
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