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

The Farm Animal Feed Production industry's prospects have fluctuated during the past five-year period alongside dramatic swings in feed prices and decreased 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. At the same time, a severe drought caused commodity prices to increase dramatically in 2012, resulting in increased feed prices which bolstered the industry early. Over the five years to 2022, IBISWorld forecasts industry revenue to increase. Feed producers are destined to become more export oriented as they react to this global boom in demand for meat...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Global population growth has boosted demand for meat, requiring greater supplies of feed
  • The growing appetite for high-protein diets has positively influenced livestock production
  • The drastic decline in commodity prices over the past five years is expected to stabilize
  • 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. Companies 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. Gen...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Farm Animal Feed Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Farm Animal Feed Production Industry are

  • Effective quality control
  • Access to high quality inputs
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Price of feed and Demand from farm supplies wholesaling in the Farm Animal Feed Production industry impact industry performance..

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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 feed
  • Poultry feed
  • Swine feed
  • Other feed
  • Industry Activities
  • Cubed alfalfa
  • Barley feed (chopped, crushed or ground)
  • Cattle feeds (supplements, concentrates and premixes)
  • Prepared chicken feed
  • Prepared turkey feed
  • Dairy cattle feed (supplements, concentrates and premixes)
  • Custom grain grinding for animal feed
  • Cubed hay
  • Swine feed
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Price of feed
  • Demand from farm supplies wholesaling
  • Per capita meat consumption
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Drought brings volatility
  • Profit rebounds
  • Rising global demand
  • Consolidation on the rise
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand overseas booms
  • Operating conditions
  • Table: Farm Animal Feed Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Farm Animal Feed Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Beef Cattle Production
  • Dairy Farms
  • Hog & Pig Farming
  • Sheep Farming
  • Farm Supplies Wholesaling
  • Chicken & Turkey Meat Production

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Corn Farming
  • Corn, Wheat & Soybean Wholesaling
  • Flour Milling
  • Oilseed Farming
  • Soybean Farming
  • Wheat, Barley & Sorghum Farming

  • Products & Services
  • Poultry feed
  • Dairy and beef cattle feed
  • Other feed
  • Swine feed
  • Chart: Farm Animal Feed Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Livestock numbers
  • Crop prices
  • Farming intensity
  • Changing dietary trends

  • Major Markets
  • Poultry producers
  • Dairy producers
  • Swine producers
  • Beef cattle producers
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Farm Animal Feed Production 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 Farm Animal Feed Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Nutritional content
  • Relationship with key suppliers

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Farm Animal Feed Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Cargill Inc., Purina Mills LLC, Archer Daniels Midland Company, CHS Inc.,
  • Table: Cargill Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Purina Mills LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Archer Daniels Midland Company - financial performance
  • Table: CHS Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Farm Animal Feed Production 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 Farm Animal Feed Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Price of feed (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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  • Feedlot
  • An animal feeding operation used for finishing livestock, notably beef cattle, prior to slaughter.
  • Poultry
  • Domesticated birds kept for eggs or meat, such as turkey and chicken.
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