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Farm Animal Feed Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Farm Animal Feed Production Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Animal Health | Feb 2016

Running dry: The 2012 draught will still continue to cause revenue to decline, albeit slower

The Farm Animal Feed Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Archer Daniels Midland Company Archer Daniels Midland Company market share
Cargill Inc. Cargill Inc. market share
CHS Inc. CHS Inc. market share
Purina Mills LLC Purina Mills LLC market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$32bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-2.2%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
25,610
Businesses
2,093
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Farm Animal Feed Production industry's prospects have fluctuated over the past five years alongside dramatic spikes in feed prices and increased demand from downstream farms supplies wholesalers. Global population growth and expansion of developing economies have boosted demand for meat, requiring greater supplies of feed to match growing production. Over the five years to 2021, IBISWorld forecasts industry revenue to increase. The emergence of a middle-class in developing countries around the world has increased demand for meat products.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry in the Farm Animal Feed Production industry are relatively low but depend on the scale of production the entrant wishes to pursue. The scale of entry defines the levels of capital, technology, labor and enterprise needed to commence operations. In the United States, farm animal feed manufacturing is generally characterized by large-volume production. Most feed products have low per unit values, making economies of scale necessary to minimize average production costs. Firms wishing to enter the market will therefore need to establish production of a similar scale to effectively compete against incumbent players.

Regardless of scale, the capital investment needed to establish certain industry operations can act as primary barriers for new participants... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Farm Animal Feed Production Industry?

This industry includes animal feed manufacturers that make food for livestock. Producers use remnants of flour milling, sugar production and other food processing as ingredient inputs to animal feed.

Industry Products
Dairy and beef cattle feedPoultry feedSwine feedOther feed
 
Industry Activities
Cubed alfalfaBarley feed (chopped, crushed or ground)Cattle feeds (supplements, concentrates and premixes)Prepared chicken feedPrepared turkey feedDairy cattle feed (supplements, concentrates and premixes)Custom grain grinding for animal feedCubed haySwine feed


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