Poultry Farming in China: Market Research Report

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Poultry Farming Market Research Report | Mar 2016

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In the five years to 2016, revenue for the Poultry Farming in China industry is estimated to grow at an average annual rate of 8.2% to $100.7 billion. This steady growth is attributed to rises in poultry prices as well as output growth. Total poultry meat output is expected to increase 3.1% to $22.0 million tons in 2016, while revenue is set to grow 7.5%. 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 6.5%, reaching $138.2 billion in 2021. China is the largest egg producer in the world, accounting for over 35.0% of global production.... purchase to read more

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Poultry meat

The industry's major product segment is poultry meat, which is expected to account for 55.0% of industry revenue in 2016. Poultry meat output totaled an estimated 21.5 million tons in 2015, and is set to increase 2.0% in 2016 to 22.0 million tons.

Chicken meat accounts for about 33.0% of total revenue, duck meat 11.0%, and goose meat 5.5%. China is the second-largest chicken producer globally after the United States. China also farms about three-quarters of total ducks and geese in the world. Northern China accounts for the bulk of chicken farming, while water fowls, such as ducks and geese, are more commonly reared in southern China.


The industry's other main product is eggs, accounting for 45.0% of industry revenue in 2016... purchase to read more


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What is the Poultry Farming Industry?

The Poultry Farming industry in China is engaged in the hatching and raising of poultry to produce meat and eggs. Poultry includes chickens, ducks, geese, ostriches and quails. This industry begins with the fertilization of eggs and ends with the supply of eggs and live birds ready for slaughter to poultry processors. Bird farming is not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Chicken meatDuck meatGoose meatOther poultry meatEggs
Industry Activities
Chicken farming (for meat and eggs)Duck farming (for meat and eggs)Goose farming (for meat and eggs)Ostrich farming (for meat, eggs and skins)Quail farming (for meat and eggs)Other poultry farming (for meat and eggs)Poultry hatchery operation

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