Animal Feed Market Size Report- Industry Growth Analysis to 2027

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Animal Feed Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Form (Pellets, Crumbles, Mash, Others); Livestock (Poultry, Ruminants, Swine, Aquaculture, Others); and Geography

Publication Month: Jun 2020 | Report Code: TIPRE00010192 | No. of Pages: 161 | Category: Food and Beverages | Status: Published

[Research Report] The animal feed market accounted for US$ 406,640.10 million in 2018 and is projected to reach US$ 548,936.55 million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.3% during the forecast period 2019-2027.

Animal feed is basically food items prepared for the consumption of livestock or poultry. These products are carefully produced and blended with several nutritional ingredients, which are essential to maintain the good health of animals. Some of the common feeds mostly include pasture grasses, cereal grains, hay & silage crops, and other by-products of food crops, including pineapple bran, brewers' grains, also sugar beet pulp. The animal feed industry mostly encompasses various sectors like cattle, poultry, and aquaculture.

The studied market in the North America region is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 3.6% during the forecast period. The growth of the animal feed market in this region is mainly attributed to the huge and easy availability of raw materials required to produce animal feed. Transforming lifestyle and growing awareness of the consumers towards the health issue related to animals has significantly influenced the animal feed market in North America. With an increasing focus on animal health, the demand for animal feed in the region has increased substantially. The growing concern towards maintaining the health of animals with the rapid rise in animal farming and surging product innovations are some factors that are leading to an increase in demand for animal feed in the North American countries. All these factors are further propelling the market growth in this region.

Impact of COVID-19 on Animal Feed Market

As of July 2021, the US, India, Brazil, Russia, Spain, France, the UK, Turkey, and Italy, were some of the worst affected countries in terms of confirmed cases and reported deaths. The COVID-19 is affecting economies and several industries in different countries due to lockdowns, travel bans, and business shutdowns. The shutdown of various manufacturing plants and factories has affected the global supply chains and also negatively impacted the manufacturing, delivery schedules, and sales of goods in the global market. In addition, the global travel bans further imposed by countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific, and North America are also affecting business collaborations as well as partnership opportunities.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the food and beverage industry is also facing huge losses, which is further impacting the world economy. It has further disrupted the transportation system and disrupted the supply of raw materials. The disruptive value chain has had a negative impact on the raw material supply, which, in turn, is impacting the growth of the animal feed market. However, as the economies are planning to revive their operations, the demand for animal feed is presumed to rise since consumers are buying products through online retailers. In addition, the animal feed manufacturing companies are also taking some safety measures to fight the coronavirus, which include limiting direct contact with delivery persons & visitors, strengthening & communicating proper hygiene practices, and conducting complete sanitations & eliminating personnel contact during shift changes. With all these factors, it can be presumed that in post-pandemic times, the demand for these products will take a hike.

Global Animal Feed Market

Global Animal Feed Market

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Market Insights

Increasing Demand for Protein Rich Animal Feed

The industrialization of animal farming has mainly led to a rise in demand for protein-rich animal feed ingredients, which has also increased the feed conversion rate. Industrially farmed livestock are chiefly fed on concentrates prepared from cereal & vegetable protein, including soybean meals, mainly to assist them in gaining weight also to produce protein-rich meat. Farm animals mainly depend on proteins as well as other elements as the building blocks essential for good growth. Proteins in animal feeds are an excellent source of energy, minerals such as calcium & phosphorus, and essential amino acids including lysine & methionine. The growing awareness towards the health benefits of proteins on animal health has further created substantial demand for protein feeds, including animal protein meals, fish meals, bone meals, feather meals, blood meals, and other protein meals & feeds. As livestock and farm animals highly contribute to the global food supply chain, the demand for protein-rich and nutritious animal feeds is presumed to grow in the forecast period. The constantly burgeoning demand for protein-rich animal feeds to promote growth in livestock at all stages of life is anticipated to drive the overall animal feed market.

Form Insights

Based on form, the global animal feed market is segmented into pellets, crumbles, mash, and others. In 2018, the pellets segment dominated the animal feed market. Livestock, including cattle, cows, pigs, camels, sheep, deer, rabbit, alpaca, etc., are grown for their meat, leather, fur, milk, eggs, and wool. Many of this livestock can further be fed with pellet form of feed because feed pellets include higher nutrition density, more comprehensive nutrition, and higher economic benefits. These pallets can also be digested, absorbed, plus conserved better by these animals and also they are easier to store & transport compared to traditional roughage. Generally, livestock feed pellets have four types, including pure forage (grass) feed pellets, concentrated feed pellets, complete diet feed pellets, and premix feed pellets. Feed pallets can be produced by utilizing a grinding machine that can crush the maize & soya bean meal or other ingredients into a fine powder; then, the fine powder can further mix with the wheat bran, bone meal, microelement, vitamin, and other raw materials to make the complete feed mesh.

Global Animal Feed Market, by Form– 2018 and 2027

Global Animal Feed Market, by Form– 2018 and 2027

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Livestock Insights

The animal feed market, based on livestock, is segmented into poultry, ruminants, swine, aquaculture, and others. Poultry segment held the largest share in 2018. Poultry is domesticated birds utilized for farming by humans for their eggs & their meat. These birds typically belong to the members of the superorder Galloanserae, including chickens, duck, geese, quails, turkeys, and others. Poultry feed is basically food for farm poultry, including ducks, geese, chickens, and other domestic birds. The common ingredients utilized in poultry feed are whole maize, maize germ, soya beans, cottonseed cake, sunflower, or fish meal. In addition to that, farmers add several feed additives such as micronutrients, minerals, and vitamins to ensure their chicken has a balanced feed that meets their daily nutrient requirements. Since farming became more specialized, many farmers prefer to provide nutritionally complete poultry feed to the poultry. Modern poultry feeds are mainly prepared of grain, protein supplements like soybean oil meal, mineral supplements, as well as vitamin supplements.

Strategic Insights

Report Coverage - Animal Feed Market
Report CoverageDetails
Market Size Value inUS$ 406,640.10 Million in 2018
Market Size Value byUS$ 548,936.55 Million by 2027
Growth rateCAGR of 3.3% from 2019-2027
Forecast Period2019-2027
Base Year2019
No. of Pages161
No. of Tables52
No. of Charts & Figures72
Historical data availableYes
Segments coveredForm ; Livestock ; and Geography
Regional scopeNorth America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America
Country scopeUS, Canada, Mexico, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina
Report coverageRevenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends
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Mergers and acquisitions, and research and development are the commonly adopted strategies by companies to expand their footprints worldwide, which is further impacting the size of the market. The players present in the animal feed market have been implementing the abovementioned strategies to expand their customer base and gain significant share in the global market, which also enables them to maintain their brand name globally.

Report Spotlights

  • Progressive industry trends in the global animal feed market to help players develop effective long-term strategies
  • Business growth strategies adopted by companies in developed and developing markets
  • Quantitative analysis of the global animal feed market from 2017 to 2027
  • Estimation of global animal feed demand generated by various industries
  • PEST analysis to illustrate the efficacy of buyers and suppliers operating in the animal feed ecosystem
  • Recent developments to understand the competitive market scenario and global animal feed demand
  • Market trends and outlook, coupled with factors driving and restraining the growth of the global animal feed market
  • Insights to help in decision-making process by understanding strategies which underpin commercial interest with regard to the animal feed market growth globally
  • Global animal feed market size at various nodes of the market
  • Detailed overview and segmentation of the global animal feed market, as well as the animal feed industry dynamics
  • Global animal feed market size in various regions with promising growth opportunities

Animal Feed Market – By Form

  • Pellets
  • Crumbles
  • Mash
  • Others

Animal Feed Market – By Livestock

  • Poultry
  • Ruminants
  • Swine
  • Aquaculture
  • Others

Company Profiles

  • Archer Daniels Midland Co.
  • Cargill Inc.
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • ForFarmers NV
  • Land O'Lakes, Inc.
  • Guangdong Haid Group Co. Ltd
  • New Hope Group Co. Ltd
  • Nutreco NV
  • Perdue Farms, Inc.
  • Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc

Frequently Asked Questions

The major players operating in the global animal feed market are Archer Daniels Midland Co., Cargill Inc., Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc., Evonik Industries AG, ForFarmers NV, Guangdong HAID Group Co., Ltd., Land O'Lakes, Inc., New Hope Group Co. Ltd., Nutreco NV and Perdue Farms Inc. among many others.
Ans. In 2018, the animal feed market was predominant in Asia-Pacific at the global level. Expansion and diversification of variety of animal feed along with improved ways to boost the sales and distribution of animal feed such as retail shops, supermarkets, online and direct distribution channels are the major factors driving the growth of the market. The Asia Pacific has become a lucrative region which has witnessed an increase in the investment related to high quality animal feed products in different forms. Due to the ever-increasing disposable income of the middle-income group population, people are willing to pay higher prices for healthy food products for their pets and animals. Moreover, rising concerns about healthy food due to the overweight, as well as a high prevalence of diseases amongst the animal population has forced the manufacturer to adopt high-quality products in this region. The region encompasses an ample amount of opportunities for the growth of the animal feed market. Further, the shift in consumer living standards has propelled the pet owners to maintain and uplift the health of their pets which is expected to lead to the growth of this market in the region.
The growth of the pellets segment is primarily attributed to the ability of pellets to get digested, absorbed, and conserved better by these livestock. Pellets is easier to store & transport than traditional roughage. Generally, livestock feed pellets have four kinds, such as pure forage (grass) feed pellets, complete diet feed pellets, concentrated feed pellets, and premix feed pellets. Feed pellets can be produced by using a grinding machine that can crush the maize & soya bean meal or any other ingredient into a fine powder; then the fine powder can mix with the wheat bran, bone meal, microelement, vitamin, and other raw materials to make the complete feed mesh. By using different animal feed machine, the mesh is made into feed pellets. Cattle feed pellet is produced by feed pellet mill through great pressure. This kind of pallet can be feed to oxen, cows, goats, sheep, and others. Cattle feed pellets can be prepared from oil-cake, agro-residues such as peanut seeding, grass, maize straw, wheat straw, grain, and others.

The List of Companies - Animal Feed Market

  1. Archer Daniels Midland Co
  2. Cargill Inc
  3. Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc
  4. Evonik Industries AG
  5. ForFarmers N.V.
  6. Guangdong Haid Group Co. Ltd
  7. Land O'Lakes, Inc
  8. New Hope Group Co. Ltd
  10. Perdue Farms, Inc.
  • Highlights key business priorities to assist companies realign their business strategies.
  • Features key findings and crucial progressive industry trends in the global animal feed market, thereby allowing players to develop effective long-term strategies.
  • Develops/modifies business expansion plans by using substantial growth offering from developed and emerging markets.
  • Scrutinizes in-depth market trends as well as key market drivers and restraints.
  • Enhances the decision-making process by understanding the strategies that underpin commercial interest with respect to products, segmentation, and industry verticals.
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