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

The Farm Animal Feed Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growing middle classes in emerging economies have created an enlarged export market for operators
  • Effects of a wide-ranging drought in 2012 have affected revenue volatility in the years since
  • Growing middle classes in emerging markets have created increased export demand

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Farm Animal Feed Production industry's prospects have fluctuated over the past five years alongside dramatic spikes in feed prices and increased 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. Over the five years to 2021, IBISWorld forecasts industry revenue to increase. The emergence of a middle-class in developing countries around the world has increased demand for meat products...

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    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. Firms 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..

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    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 Demand from farm supplies wholesaling and Price of corn in the Farm Animal Feed Production industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    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

    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
  • Demand from farm supplies wholesaling
  • Price of corn
  • World price of soybeans
  • 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

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

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    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
    Major Companies
    Archer Daniels Midland Company Cargill Inc.Purina Mills LLCCHS Inc.
  • Table: Archer Daniels Midland Company - financial performance
  • Table: Cargill Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Purina Mills LLC - financial performance
  • Table: CHS Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Farm Animal Feed Production 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)
  • Price of feed (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • A form of alcohol used as a fuel that is made primarily from grains such as corn and soybeans. It is considered to be a renewable fuel with fewer pollutants than gasoline.
  • Feedlot
  • An animal feeding operation used for finishing livestock, notably beef cattle, prior to slaughter.
  • Poultry
  • Domesticated birds kept for eggs or meat (e.g. turkey, chicken).
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