GB animal feed production

Updated 1 August 2019
This information shows the volume of animal feed produced by manufacturers in GB and the amount of raw materials used in the process. It is updated each month and is used to produce the UK cereals supply and demand estimates.

Overview: June 2019

  • In June 2019, animal feed production(1) was up 4.3% for pigs and down 0.9% for poultry(1), 4.4% for cattle and calves and 15.3% for sheep compared to June 2018. For the 2018/19 crop year, animal feed production was relatively unchanged for poultry(1) (+0.3%), cattle and calves (0.0%) and pigs (-0.2%), while sheep feed production decreased by 10.2% compared with 2017/18.
  • 1% less wheat and 22.5% more barley was used in the production of GB animal feed(1) year on year in June 2019. In 2018/19, wheat and barley usage decreased by 3.4% and 10.4%, respectively compared with 2017/18.
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(1) Includes data from compound processors and integrated poultry units; (2) % change relates to the same period in the previous year; (3) Full season comprises of July 2018 to June 2019 data. Due to rounding, totals may not agree with the sum of the individual items.      

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Next update: 5 September 2019*

*subject to revision