For the first time in years, we are seeing low feed costs and high meat prices. Are there any looming threats to livestock farming's new found profitability? After ten years pockmarked by hyperinflation, a succession of new price records and unprecedented market volatility, the world market for feed inputs has entered a new era of more lower, stable prices and reduced volatility.
Per capita demand is rising 6% annually, processed chicken consumption is expanding 20% yearly and feed prices are down. Meat processing, urbanisation promise to redefine the industry. Containing half of Southeast Asia's population and expanding at a consistently rapid rate, Indonesia currently stands out as the world's most promising broiler market.