Kitten Milk Replacer & Formula Market 2022 Expectations & Growth Trends Highlighted Until 2030

Mother cats, also referred as queens, produce the perfect milk, made to meet the exact nutritional requirements of their kittens. Although there is no milk on the market which can offer the same amount and quality of nutrients, kitten milk replacers and formula is necessary in case when mother milk is not available.Growing incidences of drying milk glands in mother cats due to diseases and death during labor, prevents them from delivering and producing the required quantity of milk for their kittens. Moreover, if the mother cat gives birth to a greater number of offspring at a time, the cat cannot produce sufficient milk for all of its kittens.

Kitten Milk Replacer & Formula Market – Key Developments

Several key players in the kitten milk replacer & formula market are focused on providing products rich in probiotics & prebiotics for extra nourishment of kittens.

Companies such as PetAg offer milk replacer powders for orphaned or rejected kittens. The product comprises probiotics & prebiotics nutritional supplements for proper growth and development of new born kittens.

Milk replacers for kittens are usually prepared from skimmed milk powder that is rich in proteins. However, producers adopt varied techniques, for instance, drying the powder at high temperatures, which harm protein molecules.

Armor Proteines, a company engaged in pet healthcare products use spray-drying technique for their product, which dissolve in warm water and is thus easy to use in recipes.

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Kitten Milk Replacer & Formula Market – Growth Restraints

Milk replacer & formula are considered as a healthy feeding product for development of kittens, however, these products are related with certain issues. For instance, milk replacement products do not fulfil entire nutritional requirements of kittens in contrast to original cat milk.

According to research, milk replacer and formula products have serious issues; for instance, insufficient calcium, inadequate calcium-to-phosphorus ratio, inappropriate feeding directions, low caloric density, and excessive lactose concentrations. This could lead to poor development of the kitten.

Cost of kitten milk replacement products relies on the ingredients which are utilized to formulate the final product. Furthermore, continuous product quality monitoring is required to offer contamination-free products.

COVID-19 Impact on Kitten Milk Replacer & Formula Market

COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in rise in sales of kitten milk replacer & formula market despite the current economic chaos. An expected surge in pet population has resulted into a rise in kitten acquisition generating a sales boom for the market.

Moreover, sales have spiked for at-home – do it yourself (DIY) kitten food, which is full of nutrition, and kittens can consume it on a regular basis.

A key impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the kitten milk replacer and formula market has been the spike in online ordering and distribution. Many pet food companies have tied up with e-retailers to compensate for brick-and-mortar dwindling sales.

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Kitten Milk Replacer & Formula Market – Region-wise Analysis

Traditionally, the US, Canada, Western European countries, and Aus-NZ have remained lucrative markets for pet food, wellness, and accessories market. There are no outliers for kitten milk replacer and formula landscape – these markets will continue to be the key for any company’s bottom-line.

Both in North America and Europe, humanization trend has lead owners to provide kittens with expensive organic and natural kind of milk replacers which will have a positive impact on the market growth over the next few years.

Kitten Milk Replacer & Formula Market – Competitive Analysis

Market players are focused on adopting several growth strategies for instance mergers & acquisitions, to fortify their market presence.For instance, CHS Inc. acquired West Central Distribution, LLC, a complete wholesale service distributor of agronomy products.

The acquisition will help the company focus on to extend its services, product portfolio, and technologies cooperatives.

Manna Pro Products LLC took over Hero Pet Brands, a manufactures of pet food, and other pet products to fortify its product portfolio in the milk replacement products market.Leading players operating in the worldwide market include The Hartz Mountain Corporation, Pet-Ag, Inc., Beaphar B.V., Royal Canin, Petlife International Ltd., Toplife Formula, Grober Nutrition Inc., GNC Holdings Inc., Manna Pro Products LLC, and Versele-laga.

Global Kitten Milk Replacer & Formula Market: Key Players (this is an indicative list – full list of key players available upon request)

  • PetAg, Inc.
  • Nutri-Vet, LLC
  • PetLac
  • The Honest Kitchen
  • Milk Specialties
  • Cat Sip
  • Tomlyn
  • Leaf Group
  • Breeder’s Edge
  • GNC
  • Mars, Incorporated
  • Hannah Shaw and Kitten Lady LLC
  • The Hartz Mountain Corporation
  • Lloyd Inc.
  • Farnam Companies, Inc.

Regions and Countries Analyzed in the Report

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Rest of LATAM)
  • Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Russia, Rest of Europe)
  • East Asia (China, Japan, South Korea)
  • South Asia (India, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia)
  • Oceania (Australia, New Zealand)
  • Middle East & Africa (GCC Countries, Turkey, Northern Africa, South Africa)

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Kitten Milk Replacer & Formula Market

By Form

  • Powder
  • Liquid
  • Others

By Price Range

  • Mass
  • Premium

By Packaging Type

  • Tetra pack
  • Cans
  • Bottles
  • Jars
  • Others

By End-use

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Pet care centers
  • Veterinary Clinics
  • Pet Shops
  • Others

By Sales Channel

  • Direct
  • Indirect
  • Independent Small Stores
  • Wholesalers/Distributors
  • Specialty Stores
  • Independent Small Stores
  • Online Sales Channel
  • Pet Stores

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