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Animal Feed Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Animal Feed Production Market Research Report | SIC C10.910 | Jul 2016

Thin fare: Revenue has fallen over the past five years, though certain segments have grown

The 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Associated British Agriculture Ltd Associated British Agriculture Ltd market share
BOCM Pauls Ltd BOCM Pauls Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The industry has declined for much of the period as a result of various global trends
  • Changing consumer preferences have supported a substantial rise in the production of pig feed
  • Consolidation activity is expected as industry operators look to secure their revenue base
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The performance of the Animal Feed Production industry is determined by several factors, such as weather patterns, disease outbreaks, herd sizes and global demand and supply dynamics in meat and grain markets. As a result of these influences, the industry has contracted overall during the past five years, while highly volatile input prices caused profit margins to fluctuate. Industry revenue is expected to fall by 1.4% in 2016-17 on the back of low wheat prices due to record crop yields around the world in the current year.

Industry operators have been able to add significant value by tailoring their products to different agricultural purposes and different animals... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers to entering the industry are moderate, since the well-entrenched position of the incumbent players poses a considerable impediment. Although the level of market share concentration is low, players such as AB Agri and ForFarmers have, by virtue of their tenure, established strong relationships with farming wholesalers and farmers themselves. AB Agri, which is part of Associated British Foods, benefits from being part of the ABF portfolio, since it has access to useful supply chain efficiencies. Entering the regional or cooperative segments of the industry is much easier because of the smaller service area and cost of operation. The.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Animal Feed Production Industry

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

  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Economies of scale
  • Membership of joint marketing/distribution operations
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Animal feed prices and Downstream demand from agriculture in the Animal Feed Production industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Animal Feed Production Industry?

    Producers in this industry prepare feeds for farm animals, including concentrated animal feed and feed supplements. They also make unmixed feeds and treat slaughter waste to produce animal feed. The industry excludes the production of pet food, any activities that produce usable animal feed as a by-product and the production of oilseed cake and fishmeal.

    Industry Products
    Feed for other farm animalsPoultry feedCattle feedPig feedOther concentrates and products
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing prepared feed for farm animalsManufacturing prepared fodder for farm animalsManufacturing crushed grain for farm animals Manufacturing animal feed concentrates

    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
  • Animal feed prices
  • Downstream demand from agriculture
  • World price of wheat
  • Level of annual rainfall
  • Total meat consumption
  • Current Performance
  • Animal feed input prices
  • Feeding volumes
  • Industry innovation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Growing uncertainty
  • Industry consolidation
  • Health, nutrition and safety
  • Table: Animal Feed Production Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Animal Feed Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Dairy Cattle Raising
  • Sheep Farming
  • Poultry Raising
  • Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing
  • Grain Milling
  • Products & Services
  • Cattle feed
  • Poultry feed
  • Feed for other farm animals
  • Pig feed
  • Other concentrates and products
  • Chart: Animal Feed Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Farming supplies wholesalers
  • Farmers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the 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 Animal Feed Production
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Animal Feed Production Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    AB Agri Ltd
    ForFarmers UK Ltd
  • Table: AB Agri Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: ForFarmers UK Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the 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 Animal Feed Production Industry
  • Includes:
  • 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)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • Food given to domestic livestock, including plants cut and carried to them.
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus (Mrsa)
  • Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus is a bacteria responsible for various infections such as blood poisoning, pneumonia, bone infections and heat infections
  • Monogastric
  • Describes an animal that only has one stomach. Examples include pigs and horses.
  • Pre-Mixture
  • A combination of feed types formulated to suit a broad range of animals.

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