Animal feed production

Animal feed production in Great Britain.

This series gives information for Great Britain on the quantity of raw materials used to make animal feed, the production of different types of animal feed and the average price of the feed.

The animal feed statistical notice published 8 February 2018 is the final publication of this monthly series by Defra. Further publications and datasets will be published by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board AHDB cereal usage data.

The average compound feed prices by main livestock categories - GB dataset will continue to be updated by Defra here.


Published 14 October 2013
Last updated 18 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Changed link to average compound feed prices by main livestock categories - GB dataset.

  2. Added information to the "details" section to inform users about animal feed data availability on this website and a link to AHDB website where the statistical notice is now being published.

  3. The monthly GB animal feed production statistics will be published by Defra for the final time on 8th February. Subsequent updates will be published by the AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board).

  4. Added link to Historic Animal Feed Production statistics 2017 page.

  5. Updated with link to 2016 historical notices page.

  6. Added 2015 historic data.

  7. Historic 2013 and 2014 data added.

  8. First published.