Cattle Feed

Feeds are used as edible materials, which are consumed by cattle and contribute energy and nutrients to the cattle diet. Feed is needed to produce cattle, which are substantial parts of the food industry. India has the largest cattle and buffalo population according to latest census. By sustained efforts of agricultural to boost the production of milk and large number of farms for breeding milk cattle have been developed on scientific lines in the country. The increase of these development projects depends largely on the availability of well-balanced feed in respect of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins and minerals. Therefore, the need for balanced cattle feed as an addition to the green fodder and for the general improvement of the cattle health forms an essential part of the intensive cattle development programme. The global cattle feed market size is expected to grow from USD 63.15 billion in 2015 to USD 72.13 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 2.7% from 2016 to 2020. Consumption of dairy products is expected to increase by 25% between 2015 and 2024. Globally, there are around 150 million small-scale dairy households. Hence, under the types of animal segment of the cattle feed market, dairy cattle holds the apex spot. Owing to the rampant pace of dairy products demand, dairy cattle is estimated to be progressing at an application CAGR of 2.5% going through 2025. Cattle feed plays an important role in improvement in milk yields of cattle and buffalo by offering a balanced ration. Driven by the strong growth in dairy industry,