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Probiotics in Animal Feed Market Size, Share and Global Trend By Microbial Genus (Lactobacillus, Bifiodobacterium, Yeast and other microbes), By Application (Ruminant, Poultry, Swine, Aquaculture, Others) and Geography Forecast till 2026

Region : Global | Latest Update: Aug, 2019 | Published Date: Jul, 2019 | Report ID: FBI101018| Status : Published



The Global Probiotics in Animal Feed Market, which was valued at US$ 3.56 Bn in 2018, is projected to reach US$ 6.24 Bn by the end of 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 7.30%.

The major fueling factor for the global probiotics market is the rise in the awareness of cattle and pet’s owners regarding the beneficial effects of probiotics on livestock overall performance. The stringent regulatory approach over synthetic feed additives that are known to have detrimental health impacts both on the humans as well as animals has brought the probiotics on the center stage of the animal feed sector. The robust growth in the consumption of the animal-based product and promising future growth trajectory has also brought clean-label requirements on the forefront – cattle owners and producers are now inclined to opt for natural offerings that improve their animal productivity.

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Bacterial Species Remain Commonly Employed Microbes in Animal Feed Probiotics

The bacterial genus viz. Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium are widely utilized in majority of probiotics in animal feed sold globally. Bacterial strains have proved to be sustainable and viable alternatives to the antibiotic growth promoters. Nonetheless, the use of yeast and other fungi has gained traction - Saccharomyces cerevisiae for instance supports the adequate buildup of protein in the animals, they have also exhibited immunostimulatory activity in farm animals apart from improving the digestive physiology. Ruminants feed is one of the leading application areas for yeast based probiotics.

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Poultry - Leading Application Segment for Probiotics and Swine and Ruminant Segments Are Expected to Witness Stronger Growth

Poultry sector remains one of the lucrative application area for probiotics in global marketplace owing to favorable demand dynamics and equally robust production scenario. Nonetheless poultry flock are commonly exposed to pathogens such as Salmonella enterica, Escherichia coli, and Campylobacter jejuni owing to the improper hygiene and sanitation management. The growing concerns towards antibiotic resistance has nudge producers to use natural options – the lactic acid bacteria (LAB) remains one of the most utilized strains in the poultry feed. Swine and ruminant sectors have also witnessed increases utilization of probiotics containing strains of strains of Bifidobacterium, Enterococcus, Lactobacillus, Bacillus, Pediococcus, and Streptococcus.

Asia Pacific is Leading Region in the Probiotics Space, Robust Growth is Anticipated from Markets of Latin America and Africa

The probiotics in animal feed market of developing markets such as Asia Pacific and Middle East and Africa is majorly propelled by the strong reliance on animal-based food products in the dietary patterns. There has been an ever growing pressure on the livestock to increase the yield with the limited inputs. The utilization of probiotics has not only improved the overall performance of animal but also protects them from enteric pathogens and obnoxious substances. The key giants operating in the market are tapping these developing markets by offering sustainable and antibiotic-free animal nutrition products, moreover poultry remains versatile, nutritious, affordable, and high-quality source of protein for human consumption in these regions, thus probiotics in animal feed is set for an exponential growth in such markets.

Asia Pacific Probiotics in Animal Feed Market, 2018

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Competitive and Consolidated Market Structure Dominated by Key Multinational Firms.

The global market for probiotics in animal feed has moderately consolidated structure with the strong presence of globally-established players such as Chr. Hansen, Danisco A/S, Koninklijke DSM N.V., Lallemand Inc., and Calpis Co. Ltd. These players are innovating their offerings, strengthening their R&D framework and approaching the emerging markets. For instance, In April 2019, Chr. Hansen launched GALLIPRO FIT – a triple strain probiotic solution for poultry in South Africa to effectively support the digestive performance and a healthy normal immune system in broilers, layers and turkeys.

Report Overview

Probiotics in animal feed market report analyses the demand and sales of wide variety of probiotics. Probiotics have been effectively utilized for the human consumption owing to their numerous health benefits. The animal feed sector has also embraced probiotics for their high functionality, superior nutritional profiles and their positive effects on animal's gut microflora. Recent advancements in the field of molecular biology have opened up new avenues for the innovative application of prebiotics that now extends to companion pets.

The report provides qualitative and quantitative insights on the probiotics in animal feed industry and detailed analysis of market size & growth rate for all possible segments in the market. The market is segmented by microbial genus, and application. On the basis of microbial genus, the market is categorized into Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, and Yeast and other microbes. The application areas include ruminant, poultry, swine, aquaculture and others. Geographically, the market is segmented into five major regions, which are North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa. The regions are further categorized into countries.

Along with this, the report provides an elaborative analysis of the market dynamics and competitive landscape. Various key insights provided in the report are the overview of related markets, recent industry developments such as mergers & acquisitions, the regulatory scenario in key countries, and key industry trends.

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By Microbial Genus

· Lactobacillus

· Bifiodobacterium

· Yeast and other microbes

By Application

· Ruminant

· Poultry

· Swine

· Aquaculture

· Others

By Geography

· North America (U.S., Mexico, and Canada)

· Europe (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, U.K., and Rest of Europe)

· Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, and Rest of Asia Pacific)

· South America (Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America)

· Middle East & Africa (South Africa, UAE and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Key companies covered in the report

  • Hansen A/S
  • Danisco A/S
  • Koninklijke DSM N.V.
  • Lallemand Inc.
  • Calpis Co
  • Provita Eurotech Ltd
  • Orffa International Holding B.V.
  • BIOMIN Holding GmbH
  • Novus International Inc.
  • Evonik Industries

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