Ingredient Database:Best available AAFCO definition:
"Poultry" is the clean combination of flesh and skin with or without accompanying bone, derived from the parts or whole carcasses of poultry or a combination thereof, exclusive of feathers, heads, feet and entrails. It shall be suitable for use in animal food. If If it bears a name descriptive of its kind, it must correspond thereto. If the bone has been removed, the process may be so designated by use of the appropriate feed term.Simple Definition:
Flesh and skin from chicken. May contain bone. Can NOT contain extra feathers, heads, feet, or entrails.
Categories this ingredient falls under:Animal Protein:
This is a protein-based ingredient from an animal source: the main requirement in a carnivore diet.Wet Weighed Meat:
This ingredient has an excessively high water content, meaning that it is heavy but not very nutrient dense. With its water removed (which happens during the process of making kibble) it would likely belong lower on the ingredients list than where it currently is.
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