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Commonly pork has been referred to as "the Other white meat" in fact, pork is actually considered a red meat. This is because all cloven-hoofed animals, like pigs, are classified as "red". It is the most commonly consumed red meat worldwide especially in eastern Asia. Being high in protein and rich in many vitamins and minerals, lean pork can be an excellent addition to a healthy diet for your pets. Pork contains varying amounts of fat depending on the level of trimming and various other factors. The fatty acid composition of pork is slightly different from the meat of ruminant animals, such as beef and lamb. It is low in conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and is slightly richer in unsaturated fats.
Growth hormones are not used in the production of pork in Canada. Canadian pork is regarded as the safest pork in the world due to regulations put in place for the producers by the CFIA. Biosecurity measures on pig farms have become very sophisticated and effective. The widespread adoption of improved feed practices and high levels of biosecurity and hygiene have virtually eliminated the presence of trichinae in Canada and the United States. Because most pigs raised for food today are housed in barns instead of outdoors, facility workers can carefully manage barn biosecurity to help keep out disease causing pathogens. Now that the pathogen related to trichinosis is virtually eliminated, the risk of trichinosis from pork is virtually eliminated, too. Concerns about H1N1 are non-existent as is not possible to catch the virus by eating pork or pork products.
Ingredients: Finely ground whole pork: meat, bones, heart, kidney, liver.
4lbs/8 - 8oz patties per package or a convenient 25lb bulk box
25lb Box Measurements: 16 x 10 x 7.32" high
Suggested serving amounts:
Moderate includes Puppies and Kittens, High includes Lactating
|Normal Activity||Moderate Activity||High Activity||Veggie/Offal|
|5lb||1/4 patty||3/8 patty||2/3 patty||1 tsp|
|10lb||1/2 patty||3/4 patty||1 1/4 patty||1 tbsp|
|25lb||1 patty||2 patties||3 patties||2 tbsp|
|50lb||2 patties||4 patties||6 patties||4 tbsp or 1/4 patty|
|100lb||4 patties||8 patties||10 patties||5 tbsp or 1/3 patty|
The free shipping rules mentioned above are general guidelines, please refer to the delivery map above for full information on shipping rates to specific postal codes in Metro Vancouver. You can also download a PDF version of the delivery map. Currently all deliveries will take place Monday to Friday from 4:00pm to 8:30pm. Special arrangements can be made if these times are inconvenient. Our current schedule is as follows: Maple Ridge through to Vancouver, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Mission through to White Rock, Richmond on Tuesday and Thursdays.
At this time we can only ship dry goods (i.e. Dehydrated Foods & Supplements). Due to the high cost of shipping, it is advisable to ensure your order is a minimum of $100.00 to justify the shipping expense. The cost of shipping will be your responsibility, but we will find the most economical method, depending on weight and your location. Canada Post minimum for small parcels is $9.00. Paypal invoices will be issued if we do not have your credit information on file.
Sorry we are unable to ship outside Canada at this time.
Due to the nature of our products please contact us for clarification and or pre-authorization of returnable goods. Restocking charges may apply, and we are not able to resell frozen goods.