Chicken & Turkey Meat Production in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Chicken & Turkey Meat Production in the US

Similar to most of the agricultural sector, the Chicken and Turkey Meat Production industry exhibits a high degree of volatility. Positive trends in demand-side variables and near-constant demand from poultry processors have been outweighed by declines in the price of poultry meat over the five years to 2019. However, increased demand for chicken as a substitute for other meats has also helped drive growth. Another important factor affecting industry production is the presence of disease among livestock. This can significantly increase production costs, forcing farmers to reduce output. Over the five years to 2024, conditions for the industry are expected to remain relatively consistent. Per capita poultry consumption is on the rise, albeit at a slow rate, suggesting that demand for industry products will rise moving forward. However, competition between poultry farmers and other livestock producers is expected to increase as demand from downstream meat processors is projected to rise.

This industry includes farms that raise chickens and turkeys for meat production. Downstream meat processors and food producers supply farmers with chicks, feed and payment, according to contractual agreements. Farmers provide growing facilities, animal care and agricultural expertise. Revenue is recorded in the final prices that farmers receive per average weight of a live animal. This industry excludes chicken egg production, poultry hatcheries and other poultry production.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Per capita poultry consumption
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2019)
    • Table Exports To...
    • Table Business Locations 2019
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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