Taking stock: Economic recovery and growth in farm prices will drive demand for support services

The Livestock Production Support Services Industry Research Report measures market size, analyses current and future trends, and provides an indication of market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld’s collection of industry market research reports gives you insightful, up-to-date information on the supply chains, economic drivers, and key buyers and markets for hundreds of industries.


Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
Annual Growth

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Operators will benefit from increasing livestock inventories and outsourcing trends
  • A rapid decline in the price of feed has pushed up revenue for livestock services
  • Lower feed costs will allow livestock farmers to reinvest in their businesses

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Demand for Livestock Production Support Services industry services, such as boarding horses, administering vaccinations and testing milk products, depends on the level of activity in downstream livestock industries, as well as these markets' propensities to outsource support services to external companies. While rising per capita meat consumption has encouraged many livestock farmers to increase levels of production over the past five years, overall demand for industry services has declined during the five-year period, largely due to a shift toward vertical integration among the industry's downstream markets...

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    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Overall, barriers to entry in this industry are low since most inputs are readily available. As a service industry, establishment outlays are generally low when compared with livestock producers. However, operators may face higher technological costs in coming years, especially in relation to genetic modifications in livestock breeding. Additionally, the emergence of new technologies covered under intellectual property laws may mean that new entrants will be required to pay license fees to access certain technologies. This is likely to raise the cost of entry moving forward.

    Like many agricultural services, this industry experiences volatile profit margins. Ind..

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    Additional Insights for the Livestock Production Support Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Livestock Production Support Services Industry are

  • A good reputation
  • Locating near key markets
  • After-sales service
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Access to credit and Demand from horse and other equine production in the Livestock Production Support Services industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Livestock Production Support Services Industry?

    This industry includes companies that mainly provide support services for raising livestock. Livestock is a term used to describe animals, such as cattle, goats, hogs, horses, poultry and sheep, which have been domestically raised for meat, milk, wool and work. Support services provided to livestock producers include breeding services, pedigree record services and vaccination. Activities related to aquaculture are excluded.

    Industry Products
    Boarding services
    Breeding services
    Dairy support services
    Livestock health services
    Farrier services
    Miscellaneous services
    Shearing services
    Spraying services
    Industry Activities
    Breeding services
    Dairy support services
    Boarding services
    Livestock health services
    Miscellaneous services
    Shearing services

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Access to credit
  • Demand from horse and other equine production
  • Per capita meat consumption
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Price of feed
  • Threat of disease in livestock

  • Current Performance
  • Demand for livestock and horses
  • Investments and outsourcing
  • Profit and industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand from downstream markets
  • Increased outsourcing
  • People, participation and profit
  • Table: Livestock Production Support Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Livestock Production Support Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Beef Cattle Production
  • Dairy Farms
  • Hog & Pig Farming
  • Chicken Egg Production
  • Sheep Farming
  • Horse & Other Equine Production
  • Chicken & Turkey Meat Production

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Chemical Wholesaling
  • Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling
  • Tractors & Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Boarding services
  • Dairy support services
  • Breeding services
  • Farrier services
  • Livestock health services
  • Miscellaneous services
  • Spraying services
  • Shearing services
  • Chart: Livestock Production Support Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Beef cattle farms
  • Horse owners
  • Dairy farms
  • Poultry and egg farms
  • Hog and pig farms
  • Sheep farms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Livestock Production Support Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesDepreciation, marketing, rent, utilities and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Livestock Production Support Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal Competition
  • External Competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Livestock Production Support Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Livestock Production Support Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Livestock Production Support Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita meat consumption (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Genetically Modified (Gm)
  • Plants and animals that have had their genome modified through genetic engineering techniques involving the transfer of genetic material from one organism to another.
  • Organic Production
  • Farming that does not involve the use of artificial chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers or genetically modified organisms.
  • Tagging
  • The placement of plastic tags that carry electronic chips onto an animal for tracking and data collection purposes.
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