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Research and Markets: Global Medicinal Feed Additive Market 2015-2019 – The Report Forecasts the Global Medicinal Feed Additive Market to Grow at a CAGR of 4.93% Over the Period 2014-2019

October 28, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Global Medicinal Feed Additive Market 2015-2019” report to their offering.

Covered in this report:

The global medicinal feed additive market can be segmented into the following based on type: antibiotics, vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids, feed enzymes, and others. Antioxidants, commonly known as shelf-life extenders, are used to prolong the shelf-life of nutrients such as vitamins, fats, pigments, and flavoring present in animal feed.

Growth in medicated feeds is one of the trend. These additives, when added to animal feeds, help prevent diseases among livestock, maintain animal health, promote growth, and add to feed efficiency. Another trend witnessed in the market is the demand for veterinary specialists.

According to the report, the increase in animal epidemic cases is one of the major drivers contributing to the growth of the global medicinal feed additives market. Animal epidemic outbreaks cause huge economic damage and can also affect human health. With the addition of medicinal feed additives to animal feed, essential nutrients and supplements are provided to the animals to enable them to gain resistance to such epidemics.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges is inaccurate dosage of veterinary medicines. Misinterpretation of the drug label information and related issues lead to animal health concerns. The presence of residues of veterinary medicines in feeds is also hindering the growth of the market.

Key vendors:

  • Bayer Healthcare
  • Merck
  • Pfizer
  • Sanofi-Aventis
  • Virbrac

Key Topics Covered:

PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Market research methodology

PART 04: Global animal feed market

PART 05: Global animal healthcare market

PART 06: Introduction

PART 07: Market landscape

PART 08: Global medicinal feed additive market

PART 09: Market segmentation by type

PART 10: Market segmentation by livestock

PART 11: Geographical segmentation

PART 12: Key leading countries

PART 13: Market drivers

PART 14: Impact of drivers

PART 15: Market challenges

PART 16: Impact of drivers and challenges

PART 17: Market trends

PART 18: Vendor landscape

PART 19: Key vendor analysis

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Sector: Animal Feedstuffs