This publication includes monthly information on the retail production of compound animal feed in Great Britain and the quantity of raw materials used. It also includes quarterly information about the average sales prices of the feed. The information comes from surveys of GB animal feed companies and of specialised integrated poultry units.
Compound animal feed is a type of animal feed made up of several different ingredients, including vitamins and minerals, to help provide a balanced diet. It is usually fed to animals in the form of compressed pellets.
Next update: The 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.
Average compound feed prices by main livestock categories - GB dataset are updated by Defra here.