Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Mini Review Volume 6 Issue 5

Promoting Pet Food Sustainability: Integrating Slaughterhouse By-products and Fibrous Vegetables Waste

Rishav Kumar*, Meena Goswami and Vikas Pathak

Department of Livestock Products Technology, College of Veterinary Sciences and AH, DUVASU, Mathura, U.P., India

*Corresponding Author: Rishav Kumar, Department of Livestock Products Technology, College of Veterinary Sciences and AH, DUVASU, Mathura, U.P., India.

Received: April 01, 2024Published: April 22, 2024

Abstract

This study investigates the utilization of slaughterhouse by-products and cauliflower waste for the development of nutritious pet food in India. With the pet food industry in its nascent stage and irregular availability of commercial brands hindering brand loyalty, there's a growing preference for homemade pet foods among middle-income pet owners. However, the lack of awareness regarding the nutritional adequacy of homemade recipes poses risks of imbalanced diets. Moreover, some local manufacturers incorporate substandard ingredients for profit, potentially compromising pet health. To address these challenges, this study explores the potential of utilizing unconventional ingredients to develop balanced pet food. By assessing the quality and cost economics of prepared pet food, this research aims to promote the utilization of slaughterhouse by-products and cauliflower waste in pet nutrition.

Keywords: Pet Nutrition; By-product Utilization; Balanced Diets; Ingredient Diversity; Cost-Effectiveness

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Citation

Citation: Rishav Kumar., et al. “Promoting Pet Food Sustainability: Integrating Slaughterhouse By-products and Fibrous Vegetables Waste". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 6.5 (2024): 07-11.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Rishav Kumar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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