ΛΟΙΠΟΙ ΚΛΑΔΟΙ

ANIMAL FEEDS

Edition 15
Publication Year February, 2020
Country Greece
Price 590.00€

ANIMAL FEEDS

The sector of livestock feed consists of a significant number of manufacturers (businesses, cooperative associations), which market their products to livestock and poultry units. Meanwhile, there are verticalized units of livestock breeding which also produce animal feeds that are intended for own consumption. The sector of pet food includes importers and manufacturers.
The size of the total domestic consumption of compound livestock feeds has not reported significant annual changes. In particular, during the period 2004-2008, the market size (in quantity) rose at an average annual growth rate of 3.7%. In 2009, consumption dropped by approximately 5%, while the reported slight fluctuations during the period 2010-2014. Over 2015-2019, the market has registered a rise over time. In 2019 the total consumption of compound livestock feeds increased by approximately 1.3% compared to 2018.
According to estimates, the total market value of animal feeds increased by 1.7% in 2019 compared to 2018.
Domestic consumption of pet food was steadily rising in the period 1995-2008, recording high annual rates of change. From 2009 to 2016, the market of pet food has been continuously declining. However, over the period 2017-2019, the market has registered a rise by an average annual rate of 3.3%. Particularly, total consumption increased by 3.7% in 2019 compared to the previous year. The total market value (wholesale prices) is estimated to have registered a rise of 4.6% in 2019 compared to 2018.
The category of poultry feeds accounted for the largest part of the market (50%) in 2019, followed feeds for sheep and lambs (27%) and livestock (10%). Pig feed accounted for 6%, while the remaining 7% was consumed by other animals, such as rabbits and horses.