Poultry sums: Pricing pressure from food retailers has reduced poultry's share of revenue

The Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming industry has grown strongly over the past five years. The acceptance of organic products as a healthy food option has supported industry growth over the period. In particular, organic meat has surged in popularity, contributing to the industry's rapid expansion. Industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 38.8% over the five years through 2018-19, to $1.1 billion. Although industry profitability remains strong, margins have fallen over the past five years as the entry of new players has heightened competition and slowed farmgate pricing growth.Consumer demand for organic meat has grown steadily over the past five years, boosting demand for organic livestock and increasing farmgate prices...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising disposable incomes and health consciousness have boosted domestic demand
  • Rising disposable incomes have enabled more frequent purchases of organic meat
  • The increasing availability of organic products in retail markets should support higher demand
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Organic livestock and poultry farms are concentrated in the eastern seaboard states of Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales. Queensland accounts for a large proportion of industry farms due to the considerable number of beef cattle pastures in the state. Additionally, the share of organic land in Queensland has increased over the past five years as more beef cattle farms have converted to being certified organic. The strong concentration in the eastern seaboard states helps to reduce food miles, or the distance food travels from production to consumers. The eastern seaboard states are typically more populous and affluent, which supports demand for organic livestock and poultry products that are sold at a premium...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming are:

  • Appropriate physical growing conditions
  • Prompt delivery to market
  • Access to high quality inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Health consciousness and Real household disposable income in the Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming Industry?

    Farms in the industry produce certified organic livestock or poultry. Organic farming is free of synthetic chemicals, fertilisers or genetically modified organisms.

    Industry Products
  • Beef cattle
  • Lambs
  • Poultry
  • Pigs
  • Industry Activities
  • Organic cattle breeding and farming
  • Organic sheep breeding and farming
  • Organic chicken breeding and farming
  • Organic pig breeding and farming
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Health consciousness
  • Real household disposable income
  • Domestic price of fertiliser
  • Public concerns over environmental issues
  • Level of annual rainfall

  • Current Performance
  • Organic boom
  • Consumer demand
  • Production adjustments
  • Profitability and structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Export boom
  • Crowding in
  • Table: Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Processing
  • Poultry Processing
  • Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing
  • Meat, Poultry and Smallgoods Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Organic Farming

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling
  • Organic Farming

  • Products & Services
  • Beef cattle
  • Lambs
  • Poultry
  • Pigs
  • Chart: Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Export markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Other domestic markets
  • Butchers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Organic Livestock and Poultry 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 Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Organic Livestock and Poultry 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 Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Farmgate Price
  • The price received by the farmer for the sale of livestock or poultry.
  • Stockfeed
  • Processed agriculture animal foods, often grains, that are purchased as a farm input to feed livestock or poultry.
  • Turn-Off
  • The number of livestock or poultry the farmer sells to downstream markets.
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