Revenue for the Sheep and Cattle Farming industry in China is expected to increase by 2.5% in 2018 to $101.3 billion. Domestic demand for beef and mutton in China has increased at an annualized rate of 4.0% over the past five years due to the surging purchasing power of Chinese people. Prices of these meats have generally increased over the past decade, with a dramatic surge in 2008. From 2006 to 2008, pork prices increased significantly, which increased demand for beef and mutton as substitutes. Beef prices rose from 2009 to 2014, and maintained relatively stable in 2015.The industry's profit margins have declined over the past five years due to rising raw material and input prices. In 2018, average profit is expected to account for 9.6% of industry revenue, down from 15.0%...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

CowsThe industry's biggest product segment is cows, accounting for 55.0% of industry revenue in 2018. Cows are mostly sold for slaughtering and beef output is set to total 7.3 million tons in 2018.Sheep and goatsSheep and goats make up 33.0% of industry revenue in 2018. Mutton output is expected to total 4.7 million tons during 2018.Other productsHorses, donkeys, mules and camels account for small shares of industry revenue. These animals can be used for labor, riding and slaughter. Other industry products include milk and wools...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry

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

  • Output is sold under contract
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Household Disposable Income and Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops - Grains in the Sheep and Cattle Farming industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry?

    The Sheep and Cattle Farming industry in China consists of farms engaged in the feeding of sheep, cattle, horses, mules, donkeys, camels and other major livestock. The activities of this industry include the processing of fresh milk, butter, cheese and other milk products at the livestock's location. It also includes the basic processing of some by-products, such as fur processing and mane processing.

    Industry Products
  • Sheep and goats
  • Cows
  • Horses
  • Donkeys
  • Mules
  • Camels
  • Industry Activities
  • Feeding and raising of livestock such as sheep, cattle, horses, mules and donkeys
  • Processing of milk products
  • Processing of fur and manes
  • 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 - Grains
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Agriculture
  • Levels of Health - Disease/Epidemics
  • Weather Conditions - Annual Average Rainfall

  • Current Performance
    Establishments and wagesExports and importsConcentration and profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    International tradeIndustry trends
  • Table: Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Processing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Animal Food Manufacturing
  • Farming Machinery Manufacturing
  • Veterinary Activities

  • Products & Services
  • Cows
  • Sheep and goats
  • Other
  • Horses
  • Donkeys
  • Mules
  • Camels
  • Chart: Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic and population growth
  • The Student Milk Project
  • Rising prices
  • Consumption levels
  • Seasonal changes

  • Major Markets
  • Livestock slaughterhouses
  • Livestock breeders and stockers
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Customer relationships
  • Product quality
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Beijing Capital Agribusiness & Food Group Co. Ltd., New Hope Group, Aoshilan Pasture Ltd., Fucheng Group, Xinjiang Western Animal Husbandry Co. Ltd.,
  • Table: Beijing Capital Agribusiness & Food Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: New Hope Group - financial performance
  • Table: Aoshilan Pasture Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Fucheng Group - financial performance
  • Table: Xinjiang Western Animal Husbandry Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sheep and Cattle 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 Sheep and Cattle 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)
  • Cattle Output (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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  • An infectious degenerative brain disease occurring in cattle. Also called mad cow disease.
  • Embryo Transfer
  • A technique used in animal breeding in which an embryo from a superovulated female animal is transferred to the uterus of a recipient female animal.
  • Sterilization
  • The use of physical or chemical methods to kill or remove micro-organisms.
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