Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the five years through 2013, revenue for the Poultry Farming in China industry revenue has been growing at an average annualized rate of 7.8% to $75.8 billion. Industry revenue has been growing steadily due to rises in poultry prices as well as output growth. Total poultry meat output is expected to increase 3.1% to $20.5 million tons in 2013, while revenue is set to grow 8.4%. 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 7.0% on average per year. Revenue in 2018 is forecast to reach $106.5 billion. China is the largest egg producer in the world, accounting for over 40% 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