Animal instinct: An increase in research and development spending for new technologies will stimulate growth

The Animal Health Biotechnology industry has experienced strong growth during the past five years. Industry growth is largely fueled by R&D expenditure, which has increased during the past five years. Moreover, economic conditions have improved in many of the industry's downstream foreign markets, such as the European Union. In the coming years, industry growth will be positively impacted by recent Food and Drug Administration announcements regarding food safety and cloning. Furthermore, public and private R&D expenditure is expected to increase...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Animal biotech companies are expected to focus on genetically engineering animals to produce nutrient-enhanced products
  • The rise in demand for products over the period has allowed companies to increase the price of their products
  • Increasing per capita disposable income will encourage more owners to purchase medicine
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Animal Health Biotechnology industry is in the growth stage of its industry life cycle. Indicators of this life cycle stage include strong company growth rates and increasing product and technological innovation. Furthermore, industry value added, which measures the industry’s contribution to the economy, is projected to rise at an annualized rate of 2.3% from 2011 to 2021. In contrast, US GDP is forecast to grow at a slightly slower annualized rate of 2.1% over the same time period. As a result, the industry’s overall share of the economy is rising, which indicates a growing industry. Add...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Animal Health Biotechnology Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Animal Health Biotechnology Industry are

  • Ability to raise financing
  • Ability to educate the wider community
  • Concentration on core business
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Research and development expenditure and Demand from livestock production support services in the Animal Health Biotechnology industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Animal Health Biotechnology Industry?

    The Animal Health Biotechnology industry researches, develops, tests and distributes therapeutic drugs, diagnostic tools and preventive products for livestock and companion animals. Drugs that are not developed using biological materials or processes are not included in this industry. In addition, companies provide tools that aim to improve farm animal breeding programs.

    Industry Products
  • Vaccines
  • Other drugs
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Reproductive and genetic products
  • Industry Activities
  • Developing animal vaccines
  • Researching and testing animal medicine
  • Developing preventative care medicine
  • Developing topical parasiticide
  • Propagating livestock breeding
  • Ensuring food safety through drug safety
  • Researching and developing animal cloning techniques
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Research and development expenditure
  • Demand from livestock production support services
  • Number of pets (cats and dogs)
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Per capita dairy consumption
  • Per capita meat consumption

  • Current Performance
  • Industry landscape
  • Profit growth encourages expansion
  • Trade threatens industry
  • Phase out of antibiotics provides new products
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Increasing number of pets drives growth
  • Competition on the rise
  • Trade continues to threaten industry
  • Table: Animal Health Biotechnology Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Animal Health Biotechnology Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Beef Cattle Production
  • Dairy Farms
  • Hog & Pig Farming
  • Chicken Egg Production
  • Sheep Farming
  • Fish & Seafood Aquaculture
  • Livestock Production Support Services
  • Pet Stores
  • Veterinary Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Scientific Research & Development

  • Products & Services
  • Other drugs
  • Vaccines
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Reproductive and genetic products
  • Chart: Animal Health Biotechnology Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Domestic beef and dairy cattle farmers
  • Domestic veterinary hospitals
  • Exports
  • Domestic hog and pig farmers
  • Domestic poultry farmers
  • Domestic retailers and distributors
  • Domestic sheep, fish and other animal farmers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Animal Health Biotechnology Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Animal Health Biotechnology

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Animal Health Biotechnology Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Zoetis Inc., Merck and Co. Inc., Elanco, Merial Limited,
  • Table: Zoetis Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Merck and Co. Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Elanco - financial performance
  • Table: Merial Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Animal Health Biotechnology 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 Animal Health Biotechnology Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Total US R&D Expenditure (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A drug made from a biological component (such as a blood cell).
  • Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
  • Commonly known as mad cow disease, this condition is a neurodegenerative disease known to lead to death.
  • Cloning
  • Creating a genetic replica of an organism without sexual reproduction.
  • Companion Animal
  • A domestically kept animal or pet. The opposite of a livestock or farm animal.
  • Genetic Engineering
  • The technique of removing, modifying or adding genes to a DNA molecule.
  • Parasiticide
  • A substance used to kill parasites (such as fleas and ticks) from domestic and livestock animals.
  • Transgenic
  • Animals produced by introducing DNA from one species and inserting the DNA into another species to express that trait in the offspring.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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