Farmers in the Dairy Cattle Raising industry raise and breed dairy cattle to produce and sell raw milk. Over half the milk produced in the United Kingdom is sold as liquid milk, with the majority of the remaining produce used for products such as cheese and yoghurt. The Dairy Cattle Raising industry has had to contend with various challenges over the past five years, including volatile dairy prices, rising production costs and mounting pressure from supermarkets and dairy processors, which have been cutting their farm-gate milk prices in order to protect falling margins.
Farmers in this industry raise and breed dairy cattle to produce and sell raw milk to processors and manufacturers. The processing of raw milk and cream is excluded from the industry.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.