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Chicken & Turkey Meat Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Chicken & Turkey Meat Production Market Research Report | NAICS 11235 | Jul 2016

Pecking order: Health-conscious consumers will flock to poultry, driving industry revenue

The Chicken & Turkey Meat 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.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although highly volatile, the Chicken and Turkey Meat Production industry has experienced positive trends in demand in the last five years. Increasing health consciousness among American consumers has boosted consumption of white meat, which is also more affordable than beef or pork. Conditions in the next five years appear positive for poultry farmers. Falling input prices will enable farmers to increase production volumes; however, many farms will consolidate to gain the benefits of economies of scale... purchase to read more

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The Chicken and Turkey Meat Production industry has thrived, despite volatility in the agricultural sector over the past five years. Chicken has remained the most consumed meat in the United States since surpassing beef in 1995. Americans have become increasingly health conscious, as more information on the unhealthy effects of red meat influences public opinion. Consumers have increasingly gravitated toward white meat in light of red meat’s reported links to heart disease and cancer. Consequently, per capita beef consumption has fallen over the past five years.

Since poultry is a staple of the American diet, the industry generally grows alongside the population and is considered to be in the mature stage of its life cycle. Dis.. purchase to read more


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What is the Chicken & Turkey Meat Production Industry?

This industry includes farms that raise broilers and turkeys for meat production. Downstream meat processors and food producers supply farmers with chicks, feed and payment, according to contractual agreements. Farmers provide growing facilities, animal care and agricultural expertise. Revenue is recorded in the final prices that farmers receive per average weight of live animal. This industry excludes chicken egg production, poultry hatcheries and other poultry production.

Industry Products
Large broiler chickensSmall broiler chickensOrganic operationsTurkeys
Industry Activities
Chicken production (except egg laying)Broiler chicken productionRoaster chicken productionFryer chicken productionTurkey productionCornish hen production

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