Global Milking Robot Market, By Offering (Hardware, Software, Service), Type (Single-Stall Unit, Multi-Stall Unit, Automated Milking Rotary), Herd Size (Below 100, Between 100 and 1,000 and Above 1,000)) – Industry Trends and Forecast to 2029
Milking Robot Market Analysis and Size
Players have been investing in R&D activities to introduce innovative robotic solutions to meet the dairy industry's changing demands. Rising demand for robotic solutions, as well as economic growth in a number of emerging countries, are opening up new growth opportunities for manufacturers.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the intelligent milking robot market which was valued at 3.20 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach the value of USD 4.76 billion by 2029, at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period. In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.
Report Scope and Market Segmentation
2022 to 2029
2020 (Customizable to 2014 - 2019)
Revenue in USD Billion, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD
Offering (Hardware, Software, Service), Type (Single-Stall Unit, Multi-Stall Unit, Automated Milking Rotary), Herd Size (Below 100, Between 100 and 1,000 and Above 1,000)
U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Israel, Egypt, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America
Market Players Covered
DeLaval (Sweden), GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (Germany), Lely (Netherlands), S.A. Christensen & Co. (Denmark), Fullwood Packo (U.K.), Afimilk Ltd (Israel), BouMatic (U.S.), Hokofarm Group (Netherlands), DAIRYMASTER (Ireland), Milkwell Milking Systems (India), Paul Mueller Company (U.S.), Pearson International LLC (U.K.), Read Industrial Ltd. (New Zealand), Rotec Engineering Ltd (U.S.), Spunhill (Australia), Stellapps Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (India) and System Happel (Germany)
Milking robots are automated milking systems that allow dairy farms to completely automate the milking process. These systems are typically designed to milk 60 cows, but commercial robots capable of milking up to 80 cows are available on the market. It is used to replace manual labour in the milk collection process. To reduce the risk of infection, milking robots include supporting arms that clean the teats and cover them with disinfectants. Furthermore, advanced solutions with monitoring systems that provide milk production per cow and individual cow health are being developed.
Milking Robot Market Dynamics
- Growing demand for dairy products in food industry is augmenting market growth
The nutritional properties of milk and milk products are the primary factors driving the growth of the global milking robots market. Furthermore, the growing numbers of dairy industries as well as rising demand from the food and beverage industries are boosting the market. This, combined with an increase in the demand for quality and quantity milk as well as the high cost of labour is driving the adoption of robots for operational purposes, thereby boosting market growth.
- Reduction in labour cost and greater emphasis on time adaptability
The primary factors driving the milking robots market include a reduced reliance on difficult work and a greater emphasis on time adaptability. Furthermore, the robot framework monitors vital information, for example, the electrical conductivity of the milk, the production of milk by individual dairy animals, and cow rumination data. This ensures increased milk yield as well as periodic monitoring of the steers' well-being.
Furthermore, the high demand for labour cost reduction through automation in dairy farms is expected to drive market growth. Technological advancements and product launches in dairy farms are also market drivers, and there is a high demand for technology in dairy farms due to increasing herd size, which is expected to drive market growth.
The significant increases in herd sizes, as well as the introduction of innovative and advanced automation technologies are driving demand for milking robot systems in the dairy farming industry. The technology allows for the automation of a wide range of dairy functions, including herd management, milking operations, and dairy farm management. It also makes milk production easier because of the increased efficiency and frequency of the process. The use of robotics technology reduces the need for labour while also assisting in the maintenance of product quality.
However, the initial cost of purchasing and maintaining these systems is the primary impediment to market growth. Integration of these systems is still a long way off in countries with small herd sizes. Furthermore, the operation and usability of milking robots are highly dependent on the training provided to cows at dairy farms. Cows must adapt and adjust to the systems in order to be more efficient. Inadequate training is expected to be a major factor slowing the market. Furthermore, because the milking system is operational 24 hours a day, the availability of technical support is critical. This is due to the fact that a breakdown during milking activity can physically damage the herd and delicate sensors of the robot components, resulting in potential repair costs.
This milking robot market report provides details of new recent developments, trade regulations, import-export analysis, production analysis, value chain optimization, market share, impact of domestic and localized market players, analyses opportunities in terms of emerging revenue pockets, changes in market regulations, strategic market growth analysis, market size, category market growths, application niches and dominance, product approvals, product launches, geographic expansions, technological innovations in the market. To gain more info on the milking robot market contact Data Bridge Market Research for an Analyst Brief, our team will help you take an informed market decision to achieve market growth.
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COVID-19 Impact on Milking Robot Market
The COVID-19 pandemic has hastened the adoption of robotics and automation in agriculture. Manufacturing of components slowed significantly during the coronavirus crisis in order to stop the spread of the infection. However, with numerous challenges such as supply chain disruption and labour shortages, farm owners are realising that automation may be the key to solving some of the problems in the event of future disruptions. In the midst of the pandemic's widespread disruption, agriculture companies that use robotics and automation to farm could reap significant benefits. The COVID-19 restriction is expected to result in a 70 percent reduction in migrant seasonal workers, and the uncertainty is growing. To combat this, various organisations such as the Agri-EPI Centre and the National Farmers Union have decided to promote the use of agricultural robotics in the market.
Expected Impact of Economic Slowdown on the Pricing and Availability of Products
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Global Milking Robot Market Scope
Milking robot market is segmented on the basis of type, herd size and offering. The growth among segments helps you analyse niche pockets of growth and strategies to approach the market and determine your core application areas and the difference in your target markets.
- Single-Stall Unit
- Multi-Stall Unit
- Automated Milking Rotary
- Below 100
- Between 100 and 1,000
- Above 1,000
Milking Robot Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The milking robot market is analysed and market size insights and trends are provided by country, type, herd size and offering as referenced above.
The countries covered in the milking robot market report are U.S., Canada and Mexico in North America, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe in Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Israel, Egypt, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa (MEA) as a part of Middle East and Africa (MEA), Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America as part of South America.
Europe is the largest market for milking robots. The region's leading countries are the Netherlands and France. The high number of dairy farms and rising milk demand in these countries are driving up sales of milking robots in Europe. The larger herd size of dairy farms in European countries is aiding market growth. In addition, the region's higher milk yield per cow and decreasing agricultural labour led to the adoption of milking robots. Due to the significant presence of manufacturers, the markets in Asia Pacific and North America are expected to grow at a faster rate in the coming years.
The country section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in market regulation that impact the current and future trends of the market. Data points like down-stream and upstream value chain analysis, technical trends and porter's five forces analysis, case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, impact of domestic tariffs and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Milking Robot Market Share Analysis
The milking robot market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies' focus related to milking robot market.
Some of the major players operating in the milking robot market are:
- DeLaval (Sweden)
- GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (Germany)
- Lely (Netherlands)
- S.A. Christensen & Co. (Denmark)
- Fullwood Packo (U.K.)
- Afimilk Ltd (Israel)
- BouMatic (U.S.)
- Hokofarm Group (Netherlands)
- DAIRYMASTER (Ireland)
- Milkwell Milking Systems (India)
- Paul Mueller Company (U.S.)
- Pearson International LLC (U.K.)
- Read Industrial Ltd. (New Zealand)
- Rotec Engineering Ltd (U.S.)
- Spunhill (Australia)
- Stellapps Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (India)
- System Happel (Germany)