Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the five years to 2015, revenue for the Poultry Farming in China industry is estimated to grow at an average annual rate of 8.8% to $91.0 billion. This steady growth is attributed to rises in poultry prices as well as output growth. Total poultry meat output is expected to increase 3.3% to $21.5 million tons in 2015, while revenue is set to grow 7.8%. For a typical poultry farm, returns are largely determined by the feed and poultry price spread.
Over the next five years, as the industry continues to mature, revenue growth is set to slow to an annualized 6.1%, reaching $122.5 billion in 2020. China is the largest egg producer in the world, accounting for over 35.0% of global production.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Poultry Farming industry in China is labor intensive. For every dollar spent on labor, only 16 cents are invested in capital. Labor is required to check feed and water systems, to spread litter across the shed as bedding for the birds, and to monitor and adjust heating and cooling in the sheds.
Currently, poultry farming is rather fragmented across China, and most operators in the industry are family owned. Low-cost labor in rural areas, and small operations across the industry, constrain the application of expensive advanced farming systems. Free-range operations involve significantly more labor and therefore have higher labor costs.
Capital expenditure includes purchases of sheds and equipment... purchase to read more