In the five years to 2018, revenue for the Poultry Farming in China industry is estimated to grow at an average annual rate of 7.4% to $112.2 billion. This steady growth is attributed to rises in poultry prices as well as output growth. Total poultry meat output is expected to increase 2.2% to $22.8 million tons in 2018, while revenue is set to grow 3.1%. 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 3.5%, reaching $133.2 billion in 2023. China is the largest egg producer in the world, accounting for over 35.0% of global production...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • China is the world's largest egg producer, accounting for over 35.0% of global production
  • Although pork is the most popular meat consumed in China, chicken consumption is increasing
  • Poultry is becoming increasingly important in the Chinese diet as it is seen as a healthy alternative to other meats
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The Poultry Farming industry in China is spread widely across the country, but operating scale varies considerably from region to region. The industry's geographic distribution reflects several determinants such as grain availability, environmental conditions, population size, and market access.Egg production and poultry hatchery activities are more concentrated in the northern part of China, while southern China, abundant in water resources, has greater advantages in farming waterfowls, such as ducks and geese.East China is the largest poultry farming base in China, accounting for nearly one-third of total industry revenue. Shandong is the largest producer in the industry, accounting for roughly 26.4% and 13.5% o...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Poultry Farming Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Poultry Farming Industry are

  • Production of premium goods
  • Economies of sale
  • Appropriate physical growing conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Household Disposable Income and Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops - Feed in the Poultry Farming industry impact industry performance..

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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 meat
  • Duck meat
  • Goose meat
  • Other poultry meat
  • Eggs
  • 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
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Household Disposable Income
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops - Feed
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Food and Beverages - Pig Meat
  • Poultry - Incidence of Disease
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Agriculture

  • Current Performance
    Financial performanceEnterprises, employment and total wagesInternational trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Employment and outputInternational tradeProduct trends
  • Table: Poultry Farming Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Processing
  • Frozen Food Production
  • Supermarkets

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Animal Food Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Eggs
  • Chicken meat
  • Duck meat
  • Goose meat
  • Other poultry meat
  • Chart: Poultry Farming Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Household income
  • Prices
  • Nutritional trends
  • Lifestyles and preference trends

  • Major Markets
  • Poultry processors
  • Egg wholesalers
  • Breeding bird sales
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Poultry Farming Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and utilities
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Poultry Farming

  • Basis of Competition
  • Regional competition
  • Production costs
  • Quality
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Poultry Farming Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Guangdong Wen's Food Group Co., Ltd., Shandong New Hope Liuhe Group Co. Ltd., Charoen Pokphand Group, Dalian Hanwei Enterprise Group, Beijing DQY Agriculture Technology Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: Guangdong Wen's Food Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Shandong New Hope Liuhe Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Charoen Pokphand Group - financial performance
  • Table: Dalian Hanwei Enterprise Group - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing DQY Agriculture Technology Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the 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 Poultry Farming Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)
  • Poultry Meat Output (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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