What exactly are meat and animal byproducts?

We are often asked what exactly is meant by ‘meat and animal byproducts’. Let us explain.

Meat

Killing animals to feed other animals is a step too far for us. And so we only use the meat left over once the good bits have been taken out. The organic chops, ribs and steaks end up on your own plate (unless you’re vegetarian, of course). The rest of the meat doesn’t get thrown away, instead being used for our dog and cat food. How sustainable is that!

Animal byproducts

In short, in addition to meat, Yarrah uses the liver, heart, kidneys and stomach. Liver, heart and kidneys contain important vitamins and minerals, while stomach contains plenty of proteins and is low in fat.

Oh yes, and it goes without saying that we don’t use any feather meal as a filler or blood. What we do use is those parts that are nutritionally valuable, including some bones and cartilage for calcium and glucosamine.

Human, animal and nature
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