North America Milk Replacers Market By Type (Medicated, And Non-Medicated), Livestock (Ruminants, And Swine), Source (Milk-based, Non-milk-based, And Blended), Form (Powdered, And Liquid), And Region And By Country (US, Canada and Rest of North America) - Growth, Size, Share, Trends, and Forecasts (2024 to 2029)

Updated On: January, 2024
ID: 3075
Pages: 175

North America Milk Replacers Market Growth and Forecast (2023 - 2028):

North America Milk Replacers Market was around USD 1.06 billion in 2022. Estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% will likely catapult it to reach USD 1.45 billion by 2028. Currently, it captures the second largest market share of 25% globally.

Market Overview:

Often used as a substitute a milk replacer feeds the progeny of animals if the mother’s milk is not adequately available.

Commonly adopted technique of precision nutrition, rising consumption of milk globally, technological developments in Milk Replacers and investment/growth opportunities are some of the observable trends in this market. Liquid milk replacers are adequately capturing the rising demand as their digestion is easy, and provide optimum nutrition to progeny.


Key factors propelling this market include the high milk prices, cost-benefits and healthier nutritional aspects of milk replacer products, growing acceptance of precision nutrition techniques, concerns regarding mortality, as well as the increase in nutritional mismatches in the early stages of birth of the livestock offspring.


Hefty input costs of milk replacer proteins along with availability and growing utilization of waste or trans-species milk as a lucrative alternative are the key factors hindering the growth of this market. Limitations on the range of milk replacers available for the development by formulators have come to light due to the stringent regulatory controls imposed by the government on the usage of antibiotics. In addition, feed can’t be manufactured without government sanction.

North America Milk Replacers Market Segmentation Analysis:

The North America Milk Replacers market can be categorized into four categories: by type, by livestock, by source and by form. On the basis of type, Milk Replacers market is classified into medicated and non-medicated. Non-medicated accounts for the largest share. It is because of its degenerate prices. On the other hand, medicated is the fastest growing segment. If we go by livestock, Milk Replacers market is segmented into ruminants, swine, and others which include equine and pets. Further, on the basis of source the market can be categorized into milk based, non-milk based and blended. Milk based are the ideal since the digestive system of the progeny is genetically designed to function on milk which maximises nutrition absorption from the milk based replacers. Last but not the least comes the segmentation on the basis of form which comprises powder and liquid. In 2018, powder milk replacers segment was the largest and fastest growing segment because of ease of use, handling, and storage.

Region Analysis:

Geographically the North America Milk Replacers Market is segmented into US, Canada and Rest of North America. It is the second largest market in terms of market share and third largest in terms of CAGR. US is the leading market in the region.

Key Players in the Market:

Major Key Players in the North America Milk Replacers Market are

  • Cargill (U.S.)
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company (U.S.)
  • CHS Inc. (U.S.)
  • Land O’ Lakes (U.S.)
  • Lactalis Group (France)
  • Glanbia, Plc (Ireland)
  • VanDrie Group (Netherlands)
  • FrieslandCampina (Netherlands)
  • Nutreco N.V. (Netherlands)
  • Alltech (U.S.)

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