Europe Alley Scraper Market

Europe Alley Scraper Market Analysis, By Total Circuit Length (Up to 1000 Ft, Up to 1,500 Ft, Up to 2,500 Ft, More than 2,500 Ft), By Scrapper Type (V-Shape Scrapper, Straight Scrapper), Across major countries of Europe (Germany, France, UK, BENELUX, Nordics, Italy, Spain, rest of Europe) - Market Insight 2023-2033

Analysis of Europe Alley Scraper Market Covering 30+ Countries Including Analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Europe Alley Scraper Market Outlook (2023-2033)

The Europe alley scraper market is set to enjoy a valuation of US$ 119 Million in 2023 and further expand at a CAGR of 3.5% to reach US$ 168 Million by the end of 2033.

By seeing the current market scenario, it is expected that manure generation will enhance 2X times owing to the intensification of animal farming. Thus, the growing concern regarding the harmful impact of improper manure management will stimulate the growth of the alley scrapper market in Europe.

Report Attributes


Market Size (2022A)

US$ 116 Million

Estimated Market Value (2023E)

US$ 119 Million

Forecasted Market Value (2033F)

US$ 168 Million

Europe Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

3.5% CAGR

Germany Market Share (2022)

~ 26%

United Kingdom Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

~ 2.3% CAGR

Market Share of Top 5 Companies

~ 27.6%

Key Companies Profiled

  • Dairymaster
  • GEA
  • Demir
  • JOZ
  • Kitt Ltd

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Sales Analysis of Alley Scraper (2018-2022) Vs. Market Forecast Outlook (2023-2033)

As Europe is recognized as a developed region, along with industrialization it has also started investing in dairy and animal farming. The growing development and investment in this sector need daily cleanliness of animal waste. However, it is difficult and time-consuming to handle this waste manually; this factor has induced the use of alley scrapers during the historical period.

Additionally, poor dairy hygiene shows negative impacts on the environment such as greenhouse gas emissions as well as climate change. Hence, the rising concern regarding environmental safety has grabbed the attention of the European government and population pool towards manure management. This aspect has influenced the market expansion during the period 2018 to 2022. Hence, the alley scraper market has expanded significantly during the historical phase by reflecting a compound annual growth rate of 2.8%.

Moreover, the revealing benefits of alley scraper such as labor cost reduction and better efficiency of manure management will clutch the courtesy of dairy and animal farmers. The product advancement such as elevation in scraper length from the manufacturer’s end will escalate the product demand over the forecast period. Thus, Fact.MR anticipated that the alley scraper market in Europe would depict an overall compound annual growth rate of 3.5% from 2023 to 2033.

  • Short Term (2023-2026): The growing demand for the cleanliness of cattle bans or sheds in cost effective and more efficient way will provide a hike to the market growth in the near term forecast period.
  • Medium Term (2026-2029): The growing European population will further increase the demand for dairy products which is expected to spur market growth during the period 2026 to 2029.
  • Long Term (2029-2033): Technological and product advancement along with government support will flourish the market expansion during the long-term forecast period.

Over the 2018-2022 historical period, the Europe alley scraper market registered a CAGR of 2.8%, and according to the Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the market is projected to exhibit growth at 3.5% CAGR between 2023 and 2033.

Europe alley scrapper market forecast by Fact.MR

Market share analysis of alley scraper based on scrapper type and country is provided in a nutshell in the above image. Under the scrapper type segment, V-shaped alley scrapper sub-segment dominates with 62% market share in 2022.

What’s Driving the Demand for Alley Scraper?

“Labor Reduction is the Key Beneficial Factor for Installation of Alley Scrapper’’

As manure management is becoming a significant area of Europe’s dairy and animal farming to minimize its negative environmental effects. Which, labor is an important factor in consideration of the management of growing animal manure. In addition, growing labor costs influenced dairy farmers to install alley scrappers in cattle sheds. The installation of an alley scraper helps to minimize the cost and time needed for bans cleaning as it can be done on greater frequency across the day. There is no need for manual power to clean the scrapper as it automatically relieves pressure.

In addition, it has low operating costs as it requires less energy to work, thus, this factor will elevate its use in the forecast period. Additionally, the scrappers can be mounted for any size of maneuver as well as heifer amenities, which will enhance its use across Europe. Thus, the aforementioned factors will stimulate product demand during the assessment period.

“Intensification of Dairy as well as Animal Farming in Europe will Accelerate the Demand of Alley Scrapper”

The growing population and industrialization have forced the European government to develop more dairy as well as animal farms in a more efficient and sustainable way. The increasing dairy and animal farming led to generating of a huge amount of manure, and the need for its management. For instance, it has been seen that animal farming in the UK and European Union has generated more than 1.4 billion tons of dung in the past four years which is required to be managed. The alley scrapper is the appropriate option for animal and dairy farmers to eliminate animal waste and improve barn cleanliness as well as animal health.

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What Do Alley Scraper Manufacturers Need to Watch Out for?

“Risk of Alley Scrapper Associated with Animal may hinder the Market Growth”

Alley scrappers provide benefits to dairy farmers in several ways however, it has some negative impact on the animal which may affect product sales in the coming years. The study reveals that animal feeding activity may be interrupted when scrappers are active through the main feeding period.

Additionally, it has been seen that the scrapper may cause claw and lead injuries while the operation. In addition to that, animal foot cleanliness is the key focusing factor in animal farming, poor leg cleanliness may cause the problem of digital dermatitis (DD) which is a bacterial infection affecting animals’ feet. According to research, use of automatic alley scrappers were found to generate DD in animals in barn in comparison to cows on farms with manual scrapers.

Thus, the high chance of digital dermatitis owing to the poor quality of alley scrappers may hinder the market growth over the projected period.

Country-wise Insights

Which Country will Lead the Alley Scraper Market Sales?

Germany is a prominent country in Europe in terms of population, urbanization, and industrialization. Germany is also a major country of animal and livestock production to fulfill the demand for livestock products for the rising population pool. It has been seen that, in the year 2021, Germany has produced 23.8 Mn, 11 Mn, and 12.3 Bn of pigs, cattle, and eggs respectively. This indicates that the growing animal farming in Germany will boost the sale of alley scrappers for proper management of animal manure in that country.

Additionally, the large number of market players in Germany will accelerate the overall market value and support the country to hold the topmost share in the alley scrapper market. Hence, according to Fact.MR, Germany leads the sales of alley scrapers by accounting for more than 20% of the overall market value in 2022.

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Category-wise Insights

What is escalating the Use of V-shaped Alley Scrapper in the Europe?

Alley scrappers are fitted in alleyways along with feed barriers and cubicles and can be started manually or automatically with a timer. There are two prominent types of alley scrappers are available in the marketplace i.e., straight scrappers and V-shaped scrappers. V-shaped alley scrappers gain strong customer attention owing to their advantageous properties over straight scrappers.

A V-shaped alley scrapper consists of two arms that distance the alleyway for the duration of forward movement and has a property to be folded in the midway of the alley during backward movement. Also, it has the ability to clean narrow alleys which cannot be done properly with a straight alley scrapper. Thus, the above-mentioned benefits will accelerate the use of a V-shaped scrapper over the assessment period.

Thus, it is anticipated that the V-shaped alley scrapper is expected to hold 62% of the alley scraper market in the year 2023 and is expected to grow with a compound annual growth rate of 3.8% over the assessment period 2023 to 2033.

Which Circuit Length of Alley Scraper Support the Market Growth?

Up to 2,500 circuit length is expected to lead the market by total circuit length. The segment is projected to hold approximately 63% of the value market share of the European alley scraper market in the year 2023.

The dominance of up to 2,500 circuit-length alley scrappers is due to great capacity and high horsepower. It is operating with the installation of a 2-3 horsepower electric motor which provides them great speed for manure cleaning. Thus, as per Fact.MR analysis up to 2,500 circuit length sub-segment by total circuit length of alley scraper is expected to fare with a CAGR of 3.7% over the projected the year of 2023 to 2033.

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Competitive Landscape

Dairymaster, GEA, Demir, JOZ, Kitt Ltd are the key players in Europe Alley Scraper market.

Key players in the alley scrapper market are continuously focusing on installation of innovative alley scrappers which can work in a more efficient way. Vigorous product development and business expansion are the key concentrating area of the top market players for business growth.

Furthermore, manufacturers are also trying to expand their business on a global scale by adopting in-organic growth tactics such as partnerships, collaborations, acquisitions, and mergers. Thus, the implementation of organic as well as inorganic strategies will support the market players to generate expected revenue in the forecast period.

  • In November 2022, GRE announced a remarkable investment of USD 20 Million in construction of its new production, logistics and training centers.

Fact.MR has provided detailed information about the price points of key manufacturers of alley scraper positioned across regions, sales growth, production capacity, and speculative technological expansion, in the recently published report.

Segmentation of Alley Scraper Industry Research

  • By Total Circuit Length:

    • Up to 1000 Ft
    • Up to 1,500 Ft
    • Up to 2,500 Ft
    • More than 2,500 Ft
  • By Scrapper Type:

    • V-Shape Scrapper
    • Straight Scrapper 
  • By Country:

    • Germany
    • France
    • UK
    • Nordics
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe

- FAQs -

How did the Europe alley scraper market perform over the last few years?

During 2018-2022, sales of alley scraper increased at 2.8% CAGR.

What is the Europe Alley Scraper market size?

The Europe alley scraper market is anticipated to be valued at US$ 119 Million in 2023.

Which scrapper type holds the highest market share?

V-shaped alley scrapper will account for roughly 62% share of Europe sales by the end of 2023.

How is the market for Alley Scraper expected to fare going forward?

Worldwide demand for alley scraper is anticipated to reach US$ 168 Million by 2033-end.

Which country level Alley Scraper market accounts for a leading market share?

Germany tops the Europe alley scraper market and will account for more than 25% market share in 2033.

Europe Alley Scraper Market

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